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Mar
22
2019

Changes to Statutory Payments and Tribunal Awards from April 2019

The government has confirmed increases to statutory payments and tribunal awards, which will take effect on 6th April 2019...

Mar
15
2019

Spring Statement 2019: Employment News

The Chancellor presented his Spring Statement to Parliament this week. The Government suggest that there are over 3.5 million more people in work than there were in 2010 and a..

Mar
14
2019

Worker status in the public sector…the plot thickens

In the case of Braine and others v The National Gallery an Employment Tribunal (ET) has held that art experts who worked as Educators for the National Gallery were workers..

Mar
08
2019

‘Why question the power of women to lead?’ – Monica Atwal writes for We Are The City

Women taking leadership roles is often portrayed these days as a ground-breaking development, something achieved through relatively recent laws and strong social pressure about equality of opportunity...

Mar
06
2019

Consultation on Confidentiality Clauses Launches

The Government has started a consultation on increased regulation of confidentiality clauses in a bid to tackle cases of unethical misuse. ..

Feb
22
2019

The EAT provides clarification on claiming dismissal on the grounds of infringement of a statutory right

The EAT in Spaceman v ISS Mediclean Ltd has confirmed that there must be an actual infringement of an employee’s statutory right by the employer, as opposed to a mere..

Feb
08
2019

CJEU Suggests Keeping Records of Time Worked

In an official Opinion on 31st January 2019, the Advocate General has proposed that in order to truly comply with the Working Time Directive EU members must, through national law,..

Feb
08
2019

A good gig

As we blogged at the time, an employment tribunal decided last year that a group of Hermes couriers, whose written contracts described them as self-employed business people drivers, in fact..

Feb
01
2019

Asda Case Update: Shop floor workers can compare themselves to distribution staff

Yesterday, the Court of Appeal in Asda Stores v Brierley ruled that female shop workers could compare themselves to male colleagues working in distribution centres. ..

Jan
30
2019

Employment law developments to prepare for in 2019

Back in August 2018, the government published its report on “Workplace Rights If There's No Brexit Deal”, which is looking ever more likely, the closer we get to 29 March...



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