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Nov
17
2017

Pension scheme did not discriminate against worker who had a mixture of full-time and part-time service

In Dr Parker v MDU Services Ltd, the claimant alleged that her employer’s pension scheme indirectly discriminated against workers who had a combination of full and part-time service. ..

Oct
27
2017

A much-needed win for vulnerable and exploited domestic workers

As we have previously blogged, UK law does not do enough to protect migrant domestic workers in the UK from abuse, exploitation and modern slavery...

Oct
13
2017

Mental Health Week 2017: tackling the stigma of mental health in the workplace

The 10th October marked World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme was ‘mental health in the workplace’...

Oct
13
2017

Modern Slavery: is your organisation doing all it should to comply?

The Modern Slavery Act requires all businesses with an annual global turnover at least £36 million to produce a modern slavery statement each year. It should include details of what..

Oct
11
2017

Could employment status uncertainty put your restructure plans at risk?

As anyone who has ever been involved in a restructure exercise will testify, it is often a complex and time-consuming process. Unfortunately, the current uncertainty on employment status, evidenced by..

Oct
04
2017

Up to 20% of minimum wage workers are underpaid

The Low Pay Commission, which advises the government on minimum wage levels, has released its annual report. ..

Sep
22
2017

Uber and Out?

In recent months, set-backs and negative press have been common for Taxi hailing App Uber, but the latest blow may be terminal for their business in London...

Sep
01
2017

Government proposes new requirements for companies to reveal pay ratio between bosses and workers

The government has announced a series of reforms aimed at increasing boardroom accountability and enhancing trust in business. ..

Aug
18
2017

Passport to Supreme Court for Pimlico Plumbers

Last week in Gascoigne v Addison Lee an Employment Tribunal decided that a cycle courier was a worker and not self-employed. Following the pattern emerging from other similar cases, the..

Aug
11
2017

You can divvy up damages for psychiatric injury where appropriate

The Court of Appeal has rejected a previous judgment which suggested that damages for psychiatric injury in the Employment Tribunal are always indivisible. ..



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