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May
21
2018

The GDPR is here

So after two years of build-up, the GDPR is actually here and will be enforceable from Friday (25th May 2018) – are you ready?..

May
18
2018

Over 6000 key skilled workers are denied entry to the UK

According to a FOI request to the Home Office, approximately 6,080 skilled workers have been unable to apply for Tier 2 visas due to their sponsors being unable to secure..

May
18
2018

Asking employee if he still supported ISIS was not discrimination due to previous comments

In Bakkali v GMB (South) Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that asking a Moroccan Muslim bus driver whether he "still supported Islamic State" was neither direct discrimination nor harassment..

May
18
2018

Over 50% Increase in Minimum Wage backpay

The government have published figures for the 2017-2018 tax year which show that the number of workers who have received back pay due to underpayments of the minimum wage has..

May
11
2018

Supporting mental health in the workplace

Next week is Mental Health Awareness week (14 – 20 May 2018) so what better time to reflect on the last 12 months which have seen much positive activity in..

May
10
2018

Constructive Dismissal: Substantial pay reduction cannot amount to a ‘reasonable or proper’ cause

An employee can be unfairly dismissed if they resign as a result of an employer’s repudiatory breach, known as ‘constructive dismissal’. ..

May
08
2018

Is HR ready for the revolution?

It is not protests in the streets and the overturning of our Government by violence we fear, at least not yet anyway. However, there is a quiet and transformational revolution..

May
08
2018

Low take up of fee refunds

According to a letter from the Lord Chancellor to the Justice Committee last month, a large number of eligible people have failed to apply for a refund of tribunal fees..

May
04
2018

Highly skilled South Asian workers say they are the new Windrush scandal

This week, hundreds of South Asian highly skilled workers protested outside Parliament claiming they are the victims of the next Windrush scandal. The protest comes after Sajid Javid was appointed..

May
04
2018

Electoral Commission probe highlights the risks of making errors in redactions

The UK Electoral Commission is facing an ICO investigation after inadvertently releasing details of donors to a pro-union campaign group on its website. ..



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