Staff wellbeing a priority for East Anglian businesses

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week which is being supported by the Mental Health Foundation. Tying in with the theme, delegates at yesterday’s Ashtons and HAYS Annual Employment Conference were asked if they were makin...

The fight against discrimination for gender-fluid and transgender workers

The law makes it perfectly clear that discrimination based on gender is not only unacceptable, but illegal. But what happens if you’re gender-fluid, or are transgender? Since the 1990s there has been legislation in place to h...

Ashtons appoints three new partners

Ashtons Legal has appointed Colin Makin, Amy Richardson and Tom Bailey as partners in the firm. The firm now has 34 partners and 320 staff across East Anglia.Colin Makin joined the firm in 2015 and has been promoted to partne...

The hidden disability: when mental health affects employee wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Week - 14th-20th May 2018 – is an opportunity for employers to revisit current practices and to see if their policy and culture match up to best practiceThe taboo of talking about mental health has sta...