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Oct
11
2019

What is the difference between Permanent Residence and settled status?

Brexit. A term that is currently riddled with uncertainty. There are many questions about the difference between Permanent Residence (PR) and Settled status in a post-Brexit Britain. Therefore, this article..

Oct
11
2019

Little white lies: not giving the true reasons for dismissal pointed to discrimination

This week, in Base Childrenswear v Otshudi, the Court of Appeal confirmed that not being honest about the reason for dismissal can show that the employer has a discrimination case..

Oct
11
2019

Striking a Balance – Activism and the Workplace

In the wake of September’s Global Climate Strike, protests previously confined to the personal sphere are now spilling over onto the streets and taking place during the working day...

Oct
11
2019

IR35: control comes at a £920,000 cost

As the April 2020 IR35 changes loom ever larger, there is a lot of attention on challenges under the current system to the tax arrangements of consultants providing work through..

Oct
04
2019

A female manager who massaged a male employee’s shoulders was not found to have committed sexual harassment or harassment related to sex

In the current age of the #MeToo movement, one would assume that any form of unwanted physical contact between a manager and a junior employee could count as harassment...

Oct
04
2019

What is an EU Settlement Scheme Travel Permit?

The government updated their policy on the EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit on 1 October 2019. Many people are perplexed by the use of the term EUSS Travel Permit and..

Oct
03
2019

Mental health: Are employers doing enough?

HR professionals are increasingly aware of the importance of supporting good mental health in the workplace. ..

Sep
27
2019

Thomas Cook employees are taking legal action after being made redundant by the now defunct travel agent

The former employees are claiming Thomas Cook failed to consult or inform them about their impending redundancy. Employers are obliged to consult on a collective basis if they proposing to..

Sep
27
2019

Transfer of Conditions (TOC)

Do not panic if your passport has been lost, stolen, damaged or due to expire and your visa vignette is contained in your passport...

Sep
27
2019

Vegetarianism not a protected belief

In Conisbee v Crossley Farms Ltd, the Claimant alleged he was bullied by colleagues because of his vegetarianism and argued it amounted to a protected ‘belief’ under the Equality Act...



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