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Jun
30
2017

Scottish Government report suggests raise in care worker wages would help close gender pay gap

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has published its gender pay gap report, “No Small Change”. It contains a number of recommendations for devolved powers to be..

Jun
30
2017

Save money. Live to regret it?

Last week (in Farmah & ors v Birmingham City Council & ors) the EAT gave an important Judgement in five different multiple equal pay claims, including the large scale claims..

Jun
30
2017

TUPE may apply on share sale if purchaser “steps into the shoes” of the employer

On a share sale, it is easy to presume that TUPE will not apply as the employer remains the same and it is just the ownership that changes. In..

Jun
29
2017

UK Government’s Post Brexit Offer to EU nationals

This week, the government published its policy paper for managing the immigration status of EU nationals in the UK after Brexit. The policy paper is still to be negotiated with..

Jun
23
2017

Queen’s Speech: Proposed measures relating to Employment Law

Her Majesty has outlined the legislative agenda for the coming two years in Parliament. As the Conservative Party failed to obtain a majority in the recent general election, many manifesto..

Jun
23
2017

Employment status disputes could lead to holiday pay headache

If the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) follow the Advocate General’s recent opinion on holiday entitlement, for those wrongly classified as self-employed, businesses who dispute entitlement to..

Jun
23
2017

First-tier Tribunal gives guidance on monetary penalties for data protection breaches

In LAD Media Ltd v ICO, a monetary penalty by the ICO for unsolicited marketing texts has been reduced on appeal by the First-Tier Tribunal (Information Rights)...

Jun
22
2017

CITB report confirms UK construction firms rely on migrant labour

Research commissioned by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has today revealed that a third of construction firms employ overseas workers..

Jun
21
2017

Gender pay gap starts early

A new study looking at 23 subjects studied at university has suggested that the gender pay gap can start as early as the first year after graduating...

Jun
16
2017

Failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave was direct sex discrimination

In Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd, a father succeeded in his claim for direct sex discrimination when he was told that shared parental pay only entitled him to 2..



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