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Dec
07
2018

Tier 1 Investor visas on halt amid corruption fears

Tier 1 investor visas which require a person to invest at least £2million in the UK is currently suspended until the Home Office put new rules into place...

Dec
07
2018

Has 2018 made the ‘gig economy’ any clearer?

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) posits the following definition of the ‘gig economy’: “one that involves the exchange of labour for money between individuals or companies..

Dec
07
2018

Request to change age legally rejected by Dutch court

A Dutchman who recently asked a court in the Netherlands to lower his age by 20 years has lost his case. The court found that there was no case law..

Dec
07
2018

Should veganism be recognised as ‘philosophical belief’?

In March 2019, members of an Employment Tribunal will have to decide whether ‘veganism’ will receive the same protection against discrimination as Christianity, Islam and Judaism. ..

Nov
30
2018

Long-term disability dismissal frustrates entitlement to benefits

In Awan v ICTS Ltd the EAT found an implied term that where an employee is contractually entitled to long-term disability benefits, they will not be dismissed for continuing incapacity...

Nov
30
2018

Disability discrimination – Claimant’s ‘tendency to steal’ did not attract protection despite his underlying medical conditions

Under the Equality Act (Disability) Regulations 2010 (the “Regulations”), a number of conditions are said not to be impairments. This means that they are not disabilities and do not therefore..

Nov
23
2018

Gender equality for the many, not the few?

Earlier this month, the Government published its latest report showing the representation of women on the boards of FTSE 350 companies. The report shows a rise above 30% representation on..

Nov
23
2018

Addison Lee’s appeal against worker status rejected

Last year a Tribunal found that private hire drivers engaged by Addison Lee were workers and not independent contractors (see our blog on this previously). Addison Lee’s appeal against..

Nov
16
2018

Resignations - Clarifying the Termination Date is Key

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that an ambiguous letter of acceptance of resignation from an employer did not vary the original termination date by agreement. JLT Speciality v Craven..

Nov
16
2018

'Diversity: it's fundamental to business success' - Monica Atwal writes for CBI Business Voice

Embracing diversity enhances business resilience – and the UK can lead the way, says Clarkslegal’s Monica Atwal..



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