15 05, 2019

Moving forward on “Good Work” initiatives, Rest Breaks and Personal Injury

2019-05-17T09:12:23+00:00May 15th, 2019|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Unfair Dismissal|

In the news this month: New Legislation on “Good Work”, Increase in Injury to Feelings Awards, Injury at Work Social Event, Financial Services Approved Persons, Suspension during Disciplinary, Rest Breaks and Personal Injury, Worker Status, and Consultation on Public Sector Cap on Compensation [...]

12 12, 2018

Workers’ Rights, GDPR, Office Banter & No-Deal Brexit Policy

2018-12-13T16:15:15+00:00December 12th, 2018|Charities, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

In the news this month: In the new this month: Taking Holidays, Part-Time Workers’ Fair Treatment, Workers' Rights, Officer Banter and Harassment, GDPR and Emails, Whistleblowing and Banks, Work Life after #MeToo and EU Nationals' Rights on no-deal Brexit. Taking Holiday Kreuziger [...]

8 11, 2018

Autumn Budget, Dismissals, Employment Liability & Qualifications Post Brexit

2019-01-17T09:46:32+00:00November 8th, 2018|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Unfair Dismissal|

In the news this month: In the news this month: Autumn Budget, whistleblower dismissals, social events and employer liability, data breach by aggrieved employee, proposed rules on worker’s tips, mandatory Ethnicity Pay Reporting plans, and recognition of professional qualifications post-Brexit. Autumn Budget: Key [...]

9 10, 2018

Bereavement, Partnerships, Tribunals and Self-Employment

2018-10-09T11:45:35+00:00October 9th, 2018|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

In the news this month: Parental Bereavement Leave, Salaried Partner was not an employee, Tribunal Claims on the increase, No change to self-employed NIC’s, Mental Health in the Workplace initiative, possible end to Auto-Enrolment on Brexit, and tackling the Gender Paygap Right to [...]

12 09, 2018

A Key Case on Legal Advice Privilege, and other stories

2018-09-12T11:53:25+00:00September 12th, 2018|Charities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Privacy|

In this month’s edition, we discuss the recently published “no-deal” Brexit Workplace Rights notice, tribunal limitation dates, bad faith in victimisation claims, new ACAS guidance on references, legal advice privilege, and our changing working world. No-Deal Brexit: Workplace Rights The government has committed to a series of technical notices [...]

24 07, 2018

Hermes and Deliveroo delivered a blow on the testing issue of Employment Status

2018-09-07T08:22:28+00:00July 24th, 2018|Charities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

This month: employment status challenges, disability dismissals and justification, oncall claims, holiday pay and overtime, LGBT action plan, minimum wage “naming and shaming” and Brexit legislation  European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent On the 26th June 2018 the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 received Royal Assent. The [...]

14 06, 2018

Stark Gender Pay Gap Stats Reported

2018-07-18T09:21:03+00:00June 14th, 2018|Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Unfair Dismissal|

THIS ISSUE Gender Pay Gap, Dress Codes, Paycuts, Racial Harassment, Disability and Unfair Dismissal Gender Pay Gap Reporting: The Story So Far The deadline for large private and voluntary sector employers to publish their gender pay gap (GPG) figures was 4 April 2018. More than 10,000 employers published data, with [...]

23 04, 2018

Pre-Cancerous Condition Deemed Disability

2018-08-01T09:42:49+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Mediation|

Kate Lawson THIS ISSUE: Increase in ET Claims, Deemed Disability, Retirement Benefits, Notice Pay, References, Pregnancy and Shared Parental Pay Early Conciliation Figures up by 500 Per Week Acas has published an update on employment disputes looking at the period from April to December 2017. This shows [...]

9 02, 2018

Morrisons in the News, and other Privacy issues

2018-07-25T08:18:03+00:00February 9th, 2018|Charities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Privacy|

THIS ISSUE: Cameras and Privacy, Data Breaches, Perceived Disability and Whistleblowing Lecture theatre cameras an invasion of Privacy In the case of Antović and Mirković v Montenegro, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) considered whether a University installing surveillance cameras in their student auditoriums (to ensure the safety of [...]

20 12, 2017

Gigging in the Gig Economy

2018-07-18T09:53:04+00:00December 20th, 2017|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

Hot Topic: Gigging in the Gig Economy This is a brief note explaining the main elements of the current focus in the press on the Gig Economy and the related recent cases around employment status. What is the Gig Economy? This is the ever more common arrangement where individuals are engaged [...]