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TUPE: Splitting employees’ contracts after a service provision change

TUPE: Splitting employees’ contracts after a service provision change

08 April 2021

Whistleblowing: The public interest test is widely defined

Whistleblowing: The public interest test is widely defined

08 April 2021

Discrimination: Not religious discrimination to remove a Christian from office for publicly voicing views about same sex adoption and homosexuality

Discrimination: Not religious discrimination to remove a Christian from office for publicly voicing views about same sex adoption and homosexuality

08 April 2021

Working time: Standby periods are working time when constraints “objectively and very significantly” affect the worker’s freedom while standing by

Working time: Standby periods are working time when constraints “objectively and very significantly” affect the worker’s freedom while standing by

08 April 2021

April Changes

April Changes

08 April 2021

Employment Matters - April 2021

Employment Matters - April 2021

08 April 2021

Asda v Brierley – Supreme Court judgment

Asda v Brierley – Supreme Court judgment

26 March 2021

Fairness in the Points Based System

Fairness in the Points Based System

25 March 2021

Supreme Court rules that Sleep-in workers not entitled to national minimum wage for entirety of shift

Supreme Court rules that Sleep-in workers not entitled to national minimum wage for entirety of shift

19 March 2021

Discrimination: “Stale” diversity training

Discrimination: “Stale” diversity training

04 March 2021

Indirect Discrimination: “Particular disadvantage” involves looking at those impacted by the policy

Indirect Discrimination: “Particular disadvantage” involves looking at those impacted by the policy

04 March 2021

Confidential Information: The dangers of using information provided by new members of staff

Confidential Information: The dangers of using information provided by new members of staff

04 March 2021

Constructive Dismissal: Engaging in a grievance procedure does not undermine a constructive dismissal claim

Constructive Dismissal: Engaging in a grievance procedure does not undermine a constructive dismissal claim

04 March 2021

Employment Matters - March 2021

Employment Matters - March 2021

04 March 2021

Budget 2021: New visas to attract highly skilled migrants and entrepreneurs

Budget 2021: New visas to attract highly skilled migrants and entrepreneurs

03 March 2021

Award of Lifetime Compensation Should be Rare for Healthy Claimants

Award of Lifetime Compensation Should be Rare for Healthy Claimants

25 February 2021

NHS Pension Scheme - No further changes will be made for annual allowance tax concerns but proposed changes relating to sexual orientation discrimination and final pay controls provisions

NHS Pension Scheme - No further changes will be made for annual allowance tax concerns but proposed changes relating to sexual orientation discrimination and final pay controls provisions

24 February 2021

Supreme Court finds that Uber drivers are workers

Supreme Court finds that Uber drivers are workers

22 February 2021

Tribunal Time Limits: No extension of tribunal time limits for an ex-employee who claimed that he had misunderstood the ACAS early conciliation rules

Tribunal Time Limits: No extension of tribunal time limits for an ex-employee who claimed that he had misunderstood the ACAS early conciliation rules

08 February 2021

Victimisation: An employee who referred to “discrimination” without specifically referring to sex discrimination was not protected from victimisation

Victimisation: An employee who referred to “discrimination” without specifically referring to sex discrimination was not protected from victimisation

08 February 2021

Interim Relief

Interim Relief

08 February 2021

Trade Unions

Trade Unions

08 February 2021

COVID Developments

COVID Developments

08 February 2021

Employment Matters - February 2021 - Commercial

Employment Matters - February 2021 - Commercial

08 February 2021

Employment Matters - February 2021 - Financial Services

Employment Matters - February 2021 - Financial Services

08 February 2021

Is the Employment Tribunal a Court?  Insurers can be named in Employment Tribunal proceedings in place of insolvent insureds

Is the Employment Tribunal a Court? Insurers can be named in Employment Tribunal proceedings in place of insolvent insureds

02 February 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can employers require employees to be vaccinated?

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can employers require employees to be vaccinated?

01 February 2021

Employment Matters - January 2021

Employment Matters - January 2021

15 January 2021

Employment Matters - Public Health - January 2021

Employment Matters - Public Health - January 2021

15 January 2021

Employment Matters - Financial Services - January 2021

Employment Matters - Financial Services - January 2021

15 January 2021

Health and safety: Landmark case gives protection to workers from suffering detriment on health and safety grounds

Health and safety: Landmark case gives protection to workers from suffering detriment on health and safety grounds

15 January 2021

Employment Tribunals: Recent changes to early conciliation and current guidance on tribunal hearings

Employment Tribunals: Recent changes to early conciliation and current guidance on tribunal hearings

15 January 2021

Furlough Developments

Furlough Developments

15 January 2021

Government Consultations

Government Consultations

15 January 2021

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021 - Financial Services

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021 - Financial Services

15 January 2021

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021

15 January 2021

Employment Matters - December 2020

Employment Matters - December 2020

02 December 2020

New immigration system to go live on 1 December 2020

New immigration system to go live on 1 December 2020

23 November 2020

Collective redundancies – ECJ decision on reference period

Collective redundancies – ECJ decision on reference period

19 November 2020

Employment Matters - November 2020

Employment Matters - November 2020

05 November 2020

Employment Matters - Health - November 2020

Employment Matters - Health - November 2020

05 November 2020

ICO publishes new guidance for handling data subject access requests (DSARs) following its consultation

ICO publishes new guidance for handling data subject access requests (DSARs) following its consultation

05 November 2020

Public sector exit payments

Public sector exit payments

05 November 2020

Vicarious liability: Is an employer liable for its employees’ practical jokes?

Vicarious liability: Is an employer liable for its employees’ practical jokes?

05 November 2020

Tribunal costs awards: Employer recoups record £432,000 in legal costs

Tribunal costs awards: Employer recoups record £432,000 in legal costs

05 November 2020

Whistleblowing: Employment tribunal time limits and the application of the ACAS code of practice when employees make whistleblowing allegations

Whistleblowing: Employment tribunal time limits and the application of the ACAS code of practice when employees make whistleblowing allegations

05 November 2020

Back to Furlough: Government postpones introduction of Job Support Scheme and extends the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Back to Furlough: Government postpones introduction of Job Support Scheme and extends the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

02 November 2020

Job Support Scheme - Chancellor announces increases in the financial support for employers

Job Support Scheme - Chancellor announces increases in the financial support for employers

22 October 2020

Employment Matters - October 2020

Employment Matters - October 2020

06 October 2020

Employment Matters - Health - October 2020

Employment Matters - Health - October 2020

06 October 2020

Disability discrimination: employee suffering from paranoid delusions did not have a disability

Disability discrimination: employee suffering from paranoid delusions did not have a disability

06 October 2020

Unfair dismissal: “mapping” in redundancy situations

Unfair dismissal: “mapping” in redundancy situations

06 October 2020

Confidentiality clauses: a confidentiality term was drafted too widely to be enforceable

Confidentiality clauses: a confidentiality term was drafted too widely to be enforceable

06 October 2020

Right to privacy: will reliance on WhatsApp messages in misconduct proceedings be a breach of the right to privacy?

Right to privacy: will reliance on WhatsApp messages in misconduct proceedings be a breach of the right to privacy?

06 October 2020

Employment tribunals: amendments to tribunal rules to increase hearing capacity

Employment tribunals: amendments to tribunal rules to increase hearing capacity

06 October 2020

EPL Update – Amendments to the Employment Tribunal Rules

EPL Update – Amendments to the Employment Tribunal Rules

02 October 2020

New self–isolation obligations for employers in force today

New self–isolation obligations for employers in force today

28 September 2020

Job Support Scheme – What we know so far

Job Support Scheme – What we know so far

25 September 2020

Unfair Dismissal: It was not unfair to dismiss an employee without following any procedure after a breakdown in working relationships

Unfair Dismissal: It was not unfair to dismiss an employee without following any procedure after a breakdown in working relationships

10 September 2020

Unfair Dismissal: Practicability of re-engagement

Unfair Dismissal: Practicability of re-engagement

10 September 2020

Unfair Dismissal: Unfair dismissal claim could proceed even though the claimant had no chance of a monetary award

Unfair Dismissal: Unfair dismissal claim could proceed even though the claimant had no chance of a monetary award

10 September 2020

Unfair Dismissal and Disability Discrimination: The importance of considering mitigating factors and following policies

Unfair Dismissal and Disability Discrimination: The importance of considering mitigating factors and following policies

10 September 2020

Employment Matters - September 2020

Employment Matters - September 2020

10 September 2020

Employment status: EAT upholds decision that cyclist dropped from Olympic training programme was neither an employee nor a worker

Employment status: EAT upholds decision that cyclist dropped from Olympic training programme was neither an employee nor a worker

06 August 2020

Employment Matters - August 2020

Employment Matters - August 2020

06 August 2020

Employment Matters - Health - August 2020

Employment Matters - Health - August 2020

06 August 2020

Reasonable adjustments: Refusing to give a written undertaking to pay a severance payment in the future was a failure to make a reasonable adjustment

Reasonable adjustments: Refusing to give a written undertaking to pay a severance payment in the future was a failure to make a reasonable adjustment

06 August 2020

Holiday pay: Should a profitability bonus be included in holiday pay calculations?

Holiday pay: Should a profitability bonus be included in holiday pay calculations?

06 August 2020

Furloughed workers: Job retention bonus and how to calculate statutory redundancy and notice payments for furloughed workers

Furloughed workers: Job retention bonus and how to calculate statutory redundancy and notice payments for furloughed workers

06 August 2020

Public sector exit payments

Public sector exit payments

06 August 2020

Public sector exit payments: the cap is coming

Public sector exit payments: the cap is coming

23 July 2020

Employment Matters - July 2020

Employment Matters - July 2020

09 July 2020

Employment Matters - Health - July 2020

Employment Matters - Health - July 2020

09 July 2020

Flexible furlough – new Treasury Direction published

Flexible furlough – new Treasury Direction published

29 June 2020

DAC Beachcroft launches free immigration helpline for businesses

DAC Beachcroft launches free immigration helpline for businesses

25 June 2020

Employment Matters - June 2020

Employment Matters - June 2020

11 June 2020

Employment Matters - Health - June 2020

Employment Matters - Health - June 2020

11 June 2020

Employment Matters - April 2020

Employment Matters - April 2020

06 April 2020

Legalign Global and COVID-19 – Here to help

Legalign Global and COVID-19 – Here to help

02 April 2020

Pensions Signpost February 2020

Pensions Signpost February 2020

12 March 2020

Employment Matters - March 2020

Employment Matters - March 2020

05 March 2020

Family Friendly Rights: Webinar

Family Friendly Rights: Webinar

02 March 2020

Employment Matters - February 2020

Employment Matters - February 2020

05 February 2020

Employment Matters - January 2020

Employment Matters - January 2020

15 January 2020

Employment Matters - December 2019

Employment Matters - December 2019

11 December 2019

Employment Matters - November 2019

Employment Matters - November 2019

08 November 2019

Employment Matters for Health - October 2019

Employment Matters for Health - October 2019

07 October 2019

Employment Matters - October 2019

Employment Matters - October 2019

07 October 2019

New DHSC Consultation on Annual Allowance

New DHSC Consultation on Annual Allowance

19 September 2019

Employment Matters - September 2019

Employment Matters - September 2019

04 September 2019

Employment Matters - August 2019

Employment Matters - August 2019

08 August 2019

Employment Matters - July 2019

Employment Matters - July 2019

03 July 2019

Employment Matters - June 2019

Employment Matters - June 2019

11 June 2019

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay under Agenda for Change (for NHS employers)

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay under Agenda for Change (for NHS employers)

11 June 2019

Court of Appeal confirms regular voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay

Court of Appeal confirms regular voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay

11 June 2019

Key Developments in Pensions: March to April 2019

Key Developments in Pensions: March to April 2019

21 May 2019

Employment Matters - May 2019

Employment Matters - May 2019

13 May 2019

Employment Matters - April 2019

Employment Matters - April 2019

12 April 2019

Key Developments in Pensions: January to February 2019

Key Developments in Pensions: January to February 2019

11 April 2019

Employment Matters March 2019

Employment Matters March 2019

14 March 2019

Employment Matters February 2019

Employment Matters February 2019

08 February 2019

Increased protection for variable hour workers in 2019

Increased protection for variable hour workers in 2019

18 January 2019

Employment Matters - January 2019

Employment Matters - January 2019

14 January 2019

Unfair Dismissal: Redundancy trial periods

Unfair Dismissal: Redundancy trial periods

06 December 2018

Equal Pay: Time limits for bringing claims

Equal Pay: Time limits for bringing claims

06 December 2018

Breach of Contract: Foundation trust did not breach consultant's contract when it investigated its concerns outside the MHPS framework

Breach of Contract: Foundation trust did not breach consultant's contract when it investigated its concerns outside the MHPS framework

06 December 2018

Worker Status: Addison Lee taxi drivers are workers

Worker Status: Addison Lee taxi drivers are workers

29 November 2018

CJEU judgment opens door to backdated claims for unpaid holiday

CJEU judgment opens door to backdated claims for unpaid holiday

29 November 2017

Key Recommendations from the Taylor Report

Key Recommendations from the Taylor Report

19 July 2017

Key changes to Tier 2 from 6 April 2017

Key changes to Tier 2 from 6 April 2017

03 April 2017

Commission should be included in Working Time Regulations (WTR) holiday pay

Commission should be included in Working Time Regulations (WTR) holiday pay

10 October 2016

DJEI update – online filing of applications

DJEI update – online filing of applications

22 September 2016

GNIB Update – Changes to registration procedure

GNIB Update – Changes to registration procedure

13 September 2016

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