Category: Law

Ensuring Security In The Information Age

How to ensure security and privacy in the Information Era

Bullying in the Workplace – What It Is and How to Deal with It

Bullying is not, and never has been, confined to the schoolyard. It can affect people of all ages, from all walks of life, in any kind of relationship. In the workplace, it can take many forms, but one thing remains constant: it needs to be addressed. If left to fester, workplace bullying can make your life a living hell, causing stress, depression, isolation, and physical illness. However, there are steps you can take to resolve the issue – so that you can once again live and work in peace. Definition of workplace bullying Before we can tackle workplace bullying, it is important to understand exactly what it is. The British Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) defines workplace bullying as: Offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse or misuse of power through means that undermine, humiliate, denigrate or injure the recipient. Examples of workplace bullying There are numerous forms ...

Everything You Need to Know about Brexit

The effects of Brexit What happens next… and how will it affect me?

Paternity Leave and Pay in UK and USA

Defining Paternity Leave Paternity leave can be defined as the time which a father takes off from his work at the time of birth or when adopting a child. This leave type is rarely paid by companies however, there are few progressive companies that are offering paid time to new dads and which can range from a few days to few weeks. The leave period can start only after the birth and should end within 56 days of birth. There are also options of Shared Parental Leave if your child is due or is being placed for adoption purposes on or after 5th April, 2015. California State was the first to offer this type of paid leave. New Jersey and Rhode Island have also passed this leave law and other states are considering it as well. Paternity Pay Employees willing to obtain paternity paid leave will fall under the Statutory ...

Income Tax and Double Taxation in EU

The EU does not have any general rules about how their citizens who reside, work or visit other countries will be taxed on what they earn from wages, property, benefits, donations, successions, pensions or other sources of income. The laws of the EU countries and their treaties for bilateral tax within nations do not address all the possibilities and differs in some aspects. Despite these differences, there are some general laws that must be obeyed by EU citizens who live in or visit other countries within the EU: (more…)

Rights for people with disabilities in the Europe

The European nation promises to promote inclusion of the disabled people that is in terms with the EU human rights that approaches to various other issues related to the disabilities. This disability factor should be displayed throughout as it is a matter of disabilities and is not something that is discreet. This is also agreed to be a part of the UNCRPD or the UN Convention on the rights of the people with disabilities. This act was adopted or taken into consideration in the year 2010. The disability plan was also taken into consideration from 2004 till 2010. There are a total of 8 areas of priority zones that must be taken into consideration including: (more…)