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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
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. ..

Jan
26
2018

Monica Atwal comments in Metro on ‘What should you do if you’re sexually harassed at work?’

The last 12 months have seen a monumental cultural change, particularly for women. With the #MeToo movement, people are able to call out sexual abuse and harassment in ways that..

Jan
19
2018

Compensatory rest must be truly equivalent

Under the Working Time Regulations a worker is entitled to a 20 minute rest break if they work over six hours. ..

Jan
12
2018

New DBS application procedure introduced in England and Wales

Basic criminal records checks provide details of an individuals’ convictions and conditional cautions considered to be “unspent” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. ..

Dec
06
2017

Poem: Christmas Parties

It’s that festive time again The Christmas Party’s here Fun and laughter for everyone A great end to the year!..

Dec
01
2017

CJEU backs worker in claim for 13 years holiday pay

We reported on the case of King v Sash Windows back in June when the Advocate General gave an opinion on the case. We now have the Judgment from..

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’...



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