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Sep
29
2017

ONS releases figures on zero-hours contracts: on the decline to zero?

Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that, as of June 2017, there were an estimated 883,000 people working under contracts that did not guarantee a minimum..

Sep
28
2017

ICO fines council £70,000 for leaving personal information exposed online for 5 years

Nottinghamshire County Council have been fined £70,000 after posting the gender, addresses, postcodes and care requirements of 3,000 elderly and disabled people in an online directory over a 5 year..

Sep
22
2017

Theresa May Florence Speech: UK laws to protect EU citizen’s rights

This afternoon, Theresa May delivered a “landmark” speech in Italy confirming she wants a 2 year transition period with no change to current market access or rules. Speaking ahead of..

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
22
2017

(Not) Leaving on a Jet Plane – Thomas Cook injunction attempt against striking pilots fails

Since 1 March 2017, one of the conditions for a strike ballot to be lawful is that voting papers must include the period in which the proposed industrial action is..

Sep
22
2017

Two respondents, one EC Certificate - EAT overturns decision to reject claim because claimant had not completed separate EC forms for each respondent

In the case of De Mota v ADR Network, Mr De Mota was employed as an LGV Driver with ADR Network and lost his job after a complaint was made..

Sep
15
2017

Bărbulescu v Romania: employer’s snooping of private correspondence constituted human rights breach

The European Court of Human Rights (‘ECtHR’) in Bărbulescu v Romania held that the monitoring of personal messages on an internet messaging account constituted a breach of an employee’s Article..

Sep
15
2017

Establishing a business presence in the UK – the sole representative visa

Clarkslegal's immigration lawyers have recently seen an increase in enquiries from successful overseas business owners who wish to establish a business presence in the UK. Such individuals have explored the..

Sep
15
2017

Not Lovin’ It - McDonald’s workers take part in first UK strike

Last week McDonald’s was hit by its first strike since first opening its doors in the UK in 1974. Workers took to the picket line amid concerns over low wages..

Sep
15
2017

BBC gets the ball rolling to tackle its gender pay gap

Following the controversy surrounding BBC’s gender pay gap report, (please see our report from earlier this summer) it is unsurprising that the broadcaster has quickly announced plans to tackle its..



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