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Oct
27
2017

Greek government falls short with discriminatory height requirement for police

The ECJ has held in Ypourgos Ethnikis Pedias kai Thriskevmaton v Kalliri that a minimum height requirement of 170cm imposed by the Greek Government for men and women wishing to..

Oct
27
2017

Government announces start of tribunal fees refund scheme

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling this summer that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful, the government has announced its fees refund scheme: individuals will be refunded their original fee along with..

Oct
20
2017

Tier 2 Sponsor Duties: Record Keeping

Tier 2 sponsors are required to fulfil certain duties throughout the duration of their sponsor licence. Failure to comply with any of the sponsor duties, is likely to lead to..

Oct
20
2017

Faith school’s gender segregation held to be unlawful

The Court of Appeal has recently overturned a High Court’s decision that a school’s gender segregation for pupils aged 9 and above was not discriminatory (HCMI v The Interim Executive..

Oct
20
2017

Government proposes new legislation to support grieving parents in the workplace

A Bill has been published that will entitle parents who suffer the death of a child to take paid bereavement leave. Currently, employees only have a right to take..

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

Tier 2 Sponsors: Preparing for a UKVI Compliance Visit

Sponsor licence holders are all too familiar with the challenges of maintaining compliance with UKVI requirements. All sponsors should expect a compliance visit at some point and any visit should..

Oct
13
2017

Postal staff threaten strike action over Pensions

Since March 2017, under the Trade Union Act, strikes require a turnout of at least 50% of all eligible voters. In the first large scale vote since the legislation..

Oct
13
2017

Practicality of Family Friendly Rights in the Spotlight

Despite UK legislation having a number of family friendly rights, a recent TUC survey of 1,050 young working parents in low paid positions, found many dubious of how useful these..

Oct
13
2017

GDPR: the ICO attempts to clarify obligation to report serious data breaches

Faced with misleading press stories, the ICO has been addressing misconceptions about the GDPR by publishing myth busting blogs, including on the new requirement to report serious breaches of personal..



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