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Employment Edit – what's new in employment law 4 June 2015

New regulations for zero hour contracts; an increased maximum penalty for breach of the national minimum wage; a decision on discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation; and more...
04 June 2015

Immigration: review your right to work checks

Recent changes in the immigration rules now mean that employers may have to conduct a second 'right to work' check after an employee has started work.
03 June 2015

Employment Edit – what's new in employment law

Collective consultation considered again by ECJ; the new Government has announced plans to change the law on industrial action; and plans to introduce an Immigration Bill have been announced. 
21 May 2015


A guide to discrimination by association

The Equality Act 2010 introduced discrimination by association. Though claims are unusual, two recent cases have re-ignited the issue. Redshaw and Embleton consider the implications for employers.
14 May 2015


In Focus - Spring 2015

In the Spring edition of In Focus, our quarterly employment law update, we look at new changes introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.
14 May 2015


Shared parental leave

The new shared parental leave and pay system for children due or adopted from 5 April 2015 allows parents and adopters more childcare flexibility. Read how employers must adapt to these changes here.
14 May 2015

Employment Edit – what's new in employment law

Collective consultations are set to revert to the original position; attending health and safety committee meetings counts as 'working time'; and British Gas has now appealed Lock v British Gas. 
07 May 2015


Why holiday pay is so important for the recycling and waste management sector

Over the past 18 months, a series of court decisions has seen the calculation of holiday pay placed high on the list of business critical issues for many employers.
06 May 2015


Why contractual employee benefits should reflect changing employee roles

We look at a recent case which has highlighted the risk of losing insurance cover when a policy is not updated following business changes.
06 May 2015

Collective consultation in redundancy situations

The duty to carry out collective consultation will revert to the original position: where 20 or more redundancies are proposed at one 'establishment', rather than across the whole employer.
30 April 2015

Employment Edit – what's new in employment law

The EAT has held that an employee could reasonably believe that a disclosure affecting 100 employees was 'in the public interest'; BIS has published new changes to adoption leave and pay; and more... 
23 April 2015

Employment Edit – what's new in employment law

Employer not liable for an employee's psychiatric illness caused by occupational stress; The Woolworths case; the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill; and more...
09 April 2015

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