Alan Price is employment law director of Peninsula.

Office & home working

What to do if employees fail to show up to work 

Alan Price explores absenteeism and how employers can tackle it.

Employing & managing staff

Six things employers need to know about bank holidays

With the Jubilee bank holiday approaching, Peninsula HR director Alan Price, explains everything you need to know about bank holidays.

Employing & managing staff

What does the Taylor Review mean for small businesses?

In this piece Alan Price, Peninsula’s employment law and HR director, discusses what the Taylor Review could mean for company owners.

Employing & managing staff

What employers need to know about zero hours contracts

With the use of zero hours contracts on the rise in Q4 of last year, Alan Price reveals what small business employers should understand about this method.

Employing & managing staff

The Brexit plan and its impact on employment law

Here, Alan Price discusses the key HR considerations small business owners can take from Theresa May’s Brexit speech.

Employing & managing staff

Should employees have the ‘right to disconnect’ from work?

Following legislation passed in France, Alan Price explores whether UK employees should be allowed to ignore work emails after hours.

Employing & managing staff

Job sharing: The pros and cons for small businesses

Following the election of co-leaders of the Green Party, Alan Price looks at job sharing and whether it could work in your company.

Employing & managing staff

How to get the best out of appraisals

Alan Price discusses how best to go about managing appraisals for your staff.

Employing & managing staff

Reducing the impact of the National Living Wage

Alan Price discusses the topic of the mandatory Living Wage for employees over 25, which has forced many businesses to look at how the extra cost can be absorbed.

Employing & managing staff

Considering the rights of employees with a long-term illness

Here, Alan Price discusses how to approach the difficult situation of a member of staff with a long-term illness.

Legal advice

How can employers encourage fathers to take shared parental leave?

What is stopping men from using their extra entitlement to time off when a child is born or adopted? Alan Price investigates the issue.

Employing & managing staff

What is the status of workers engaged in casual or zero hours contracts?

Alan Price discusses the finer points of part-time contracts and what they mean for employers and workers.