Law - Office politics

Picture the scene: your client, an employer with great influence and carrying the responsibility of a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) on her shoulders, wakes up and begins her day. It's like anyone else's - she picks up the paper, sends the kids off to school and settles down for breakfast.

But in a matter of months, it could all be very different. Unless she keeps up to date with the wave of employment legislation that is sweeping across the UK, she will undoubtedly be involved in a n