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Oct
13
2017

Modern Slavery: is your organisation doing all it should to comply?

The Modern Slavery Act requires all businesses with an annual global turnover at least £36 million to produce a modern slavery statement each year. It should include details of what..

Oct
11
2017

Could employment status uncertainty put your restructure plans at risk?

As anyone who has ever been involved in a restructure exercise will testify, it is often a complex and time-consuming process. Unfortunately, the current uncertainty on employment status, evidenced by..

Oct
09
2017

Can similar past conduct be used in a disciplinary investigation?

In NHS 24 v Pillar the claimant was a nurse practitioner who was dismissed for gross misconduct after she had failed to call 999 for a patient suffering a heart..

Oct
06
2017

What’s the beef? TUPE regulations apply even where large part of job becomes automated

In Anglo Beef Processors v Longland and Meat & Livestock Commercial Services, Mr Longland had been employed as a carcass service officer for Meat & Livestock, manually classifying carcasses in..

Oct
04
2017

Addison Lee drivers get the green light to be treated as workers

In another important ruling relating to the gig economy, London Central Tribunal has held that drivers of Addison Lee are not self-employed, but are in fact workers. ..

Oct
04
2017

Up to 20% of minimum wage workers are underpaid

The Low Pay Commission, which advises the government on minimum wage levels, has released its annual report. ..

Sep
29
2017

Award winning Indian restaurant in Wales re-opens following immigration raid

An award winning Indian restaurant in Wales has re-opened after being temporarily closed down by immigration officers. Yasmin’s, which has won various curry awards over the years, was shut down..

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..



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