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Apr
13
2018

Ignore a judge's warnings and the tribunal can strike out your case

In Chidzoy v BBC, the EAT has upheld an employment tribunal's decision to strike out a claim because the Claimant was overheard by the BBC’s lawyers discussing her case with..

Apr
13
2018

Mind the Gap: Following up on Gender Pay Gap Reporting

After much press coverage in the build up to the reporting deadline of 4 April 2018, organisations employing more than 250 employees have now published their gender pay gap data..

Apr
13
2018

Data Protection

Are you ready for GDPR? With less than 30 working days left until the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, is your organisation complaint?..

Apr
13
2018

Passports and procurement

Procurement law has featured heavily in the news this week after it was widely reported that the incumbent British supplier had lost the contract for producing the iconic, blue, post-Brexit..

Apr
06
2018

Tier 2 Restricted CoS shortage fourth month in a row

The Tier 2 visa cap has been reached for the fourth month in a row resulting in sponsors being unable to employ workers under the Tier 2 General category from..

Apr
06
2018

Answering the unknown: Can Respondents respond to unparticularised allegations?

In SoS BEIS v Parry and The Trustees of the Williams Jones’s School Foundation, the Court of Appeal (overturning the EAT’s decision) confirmed that even if a claim form has..

Apr
06
2018

Ending Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In the wake of various high profile sexual harassment stories in both the UK and the US, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have taken several steps to improve..

Apr
06
2018

Increase to Injury to Feelings Awards

Further to our previous blog on the tribunals issuing a response to the Vento band consultation for cases presented from 11 September 2017, the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in..

Mar
29
2018

MAC interim report highlights need for low and high skilled EEA labour

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its interim report on its assessment of the UK labour market after the UK leaves the EU. Whilst the final report is expected..

Mar
29
2018

Six month extension for childcare vouchers scheme

Childcare voucher schemes were due to close to new entrants on 5th April this year, however, the Government has now announced plans to keep this open for a further 6..



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