How to calculate annual leave entitlement and pay

The government has recently updated its guidance, clarifying previously unanswered questions, such as the definition of a part-year worker. Access guides on how annual leave entitlement and pay should be calculated.

Ending the Scottish lease: retail, hospitality, and beauty premises

In Scotland thousands of retail businesses, cafes, pubs, takeaways, hairdressers, wholesale, and distribution centres lease their premises. What happens as the lease approaches its end date?

Free online test and resources to check your banknotes are genuine

Ensuring the authenticity of banknotes is straightforward and quick. Here are free training and materials to verify notes.

Help to Grow: A quick guide to the Government support scheme

Discover the business support and advice available to help you start, grow, and succeed.

High Street Matters: Exploring Retail Crime with Bira

The premiere Podcast of "High Street Matters" tackles the escalating retail crime crisis plaguing Britain's high streets.

SME Government Support Resources for Selling Overseas

Backed by, The Department for Business and Trade have created this resource to support businesses across the UK. The FAQ style guide will give you access to unparalleled government support around exporting and international growth.

Protecting Your Retail Business Against Shop Theft

In the midst of a cost of living crisis, one of the biggest challenges you might face as a retailer is the threat of shop theft. Shop theft not only heavily affects your bottom line, but it can also create an atmosphere of distrust and insecurity among your staff and customers.

Workplace Recycling for Businesses in Wales

As of 6th April 2024, all businesses, charities and public sector organisations in Wales will be legally responsible to sort their waste for recycling.

Violence and aggression in the workplace

Work-related violence has serious consequences for employees and the employer. You should be able to show that you have and will take reasonable measures to protect yourself and your employees from acts of violence and aggression.

Navigating the Festive Season: A Guide to HR-Friendly Christmas Parties

The annual work Christmas party is a chance to celebrate the year's successes, but for employers, it carries potential pitfalls that extend beyond the festivities. Bira Legal partner Worknest has provided essential guidance to help members avoid HR disasters during the festive season.