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Apr
27
2018

Employees who brought claims 2 years after a pay freeze had not waited too long

The employees in Abrahall v Nottingham City Council received incremental annual pay rises until March 2011, when the council imposed a two-year pay freeze. The council said that the only..

Apr
27
2018

When does notice of termination of employment take effect?

The Supreme Court has recently confirmed in Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood that in the absence of any express provision in an employment contract, written notice..

Apr
20
2018

Early Conciliation: Welcome clarity from the EAT on extending time limits

In the recent case of Luton Borough Council v Haque (“Haque”) the EAT has clarified that the two sub-sections for extending limitation periods through Acas early conciliation apply sequentially, and..

Apr
20
2018

Shared Parental Leave – Failure to enhance is not discrimination

The EAT have held that an employer’s failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave (SPL) to a male employee when it did pay enhanced maternity leave to female employees was..

Apr
20
2018

Windrush Generation: What’s the scandal about?

In recent days, the government has faced criticism of its treatment of people from the so-called Windrush Generation. Those who arrived in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean..

Apr
13
2018

Ignore a judge's warnings and the tribunal can strike out your case

In Chidzoy v BBC, the EAT has upheld an employment tribunal's decision to strike out a claim because the Claimant was overheard by the BBC’s lawyers discussing her case with..

Apr
13
2018

Mind the Gap: Following up on Gender Pay Gap Reporting

After much press coverage in the build up to the reporting deadline of 4 April 2018, organisations employing more than 250 employees have now published their gender pay gap data..

Apr
13
2018

Data Protection

Are you ready for GDPR? With less than 30 working days left until the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, is your organisation complaint?..

Apr
13
2018

Passports and procurement

Procurement law has featured heavily in the news this week after it was widely reported that the incumbent British supplier had lost the contract for producing the iconic, blue, post-Brexit..

Apr
06
2018

Tier 2 Restricted CoS shortage fourth month in a row

The Tier 2 visa cap has been reached for the fourth month in a row resulting in sponsors being unable to employ workers under the Tier 2 General category from..



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