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Feb
27
2018

Data Protection Changes: The E-Privacy Regulation

With GDPR dominating the headlines anyone would be forgiven for thinking this is the only change taking place in the world of data protection. However, there are also proposals underway..

Feb
23
2018

Restricted CoS quota hit again in February

The non EEA skilled worker cap has been hit again this month, now for the third month running. Many Tier 2 sponsors have seen their Restricted CoS applications refused causing..

Feb
22
2018

Compensation limits increase

It’s that time of year where compensation limits for claims such as unfair dismissal and for statutory redundancy payments are reviewed. ..

Feb
22
2018

Employers “Living in the Dark Ages” when it comes to pregnant women and new mothers, says Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

A YouGov survey conducted on behalf of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has exposed that 41% of managers think pregnancy in the workplace places “an unnecessary cost burden”..

Feb
16
2018

Employee status in the gig economy

Over the last two years, there has been a steady stream of high-profile employment rights claims by individuals working in the gig economy (for Uber, Citysprint, Deliveroo, Hermes and many..

Feb
16
2018

Employers should make their own decision on disability

An employer does not have to take every possible step possible to establish whether an employee is disabled. The test is what an employer could reasonably be expected to know...

Feb
16
2018

The Sponsorship Management System (SMS) for Beginners

Last month, we posted an article on the role of the Authorising Officer and explained that this person does not have access to the Sponsorship Management System (SMS) unless he/she..

Feb
09
2018

Whistleblowing: can a worker claim post-termination losses caused by pre-termination detriments?

The Claimant in the case of Wilson Solicitors LLP and others v Roberts was a solicitor and member of the LLP. He was also Managing Partner and held several..

Feb
09
2018

Government response to Taylor Review

We reported on Matthew Taylor’s review of modern working practices last year. The Government has now published its full response to that report and has launched four consultations into the..

Feb
09
2018

Tick tock, have you renewed your CoS?

Tier 2 sponsors should have by now received an email from UK Visas & Immigration reminding them that the CoS annual allocation process will soon begin and any unused unrestricted..



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