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Feb
16
2018

Employee status in the gig economy

Over the last two years, there has been a steady stream of high-profile employment rights claims by individuals working in the gig economy (for Uber, Citysprint, Deliveroo, Hermes and many..

Feb
16
2018

Employers should make their own decision on disability

An employer does not have to take every possible step possible to establish whether an employee is disabled. The test is what an employer could reasonably be expected to know...

Feb
16
2018

The Sponsorship Management System (SMS) for Beginners

Last month, we posted an article on the role of the Authorising Officer and explained that this person does not have access to the Sponsorship Management System (SMS) unless he/she..

Feb
09
2018

Whistleblowing: can a worker claim post-termination losses caused by pre-termination detriments?

The Claimant in the case of Wilson Solicitors LLP and others v Roberts was a solicitor and member of the LLP. He was also Managing Partner and held several..

Feb
09
2018

Government response to Taylor Review

We reported on Matthew Taylor’s review of modern working practices last year. The Government has now published its full response to that report and has launched four consultations into the..

Feb
09
2018

Tick tock, have you renewed your CoS?

Tier 2 sponsors should have by now received an email from UK Visas & Immigration reminding them that the CoS annual allocation process will soon begin and any unused unrestricted..

Feb
07
2018

A snapshot of the Sex Discrimination Law Review

The Fawcett Society recently published its analysis of the efficacy of sex discrimination law in the UK (“the Report”). Whilst acknowledging the efforts made in this area to date, the..

Feb
06
2018

Injury to Feelings Payable in Working Time Detriment Claims

A worker has the right not to be subjected to a detriment for refusing to comply with a requirement that breaches the Working Time Regulations 1998. ..

Feb
02
2018

Sponsoring students under Tier 2 work visas – new rules

Tier 2 sponsors will be pleased to hear that rules which came into effect from 11 January 2018 now allow Tier 4 Students on non-PhD courses to switch to a..

Feb
02
2018

GDPR: UK leading the field?

A recently reported survey carried out by data cleansing specialist, W8 Data, has found that the UK is significantly more confident than other EU countries that it can comply with..



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