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Sep
01
2017

Government proposes new requirements for companies to reveal pay ratio between bosses and workers

The government has announced a series of reforms aimed at increasing boardroom accountability and enhancing trust in business. ..

Sep
01
2017

Asda Equal Value claims latest

Last October, we reported the Employment Tribunal decision that 7,000 predominantly female in-store Asda employees, who do work such as shelf-stacking and checkout roles, have common terms of employment..

Sep
01
2017

ACAS guidance published on supporting trans employees in the workplace

Following a summer filled with Pride events up and down the country, ACAS has also shown its support for the LGBT+ Community through the release of their new research paper,..

Sep
01
2017

Tribunal fees: should you prepare for a deluge of claims and what happens next?

It has been a tumultuous few years for the Conservative party and the recent Supreme Court ruling has added to the party’s list of woes. The government will now have..

Aug
30
2017

Home Office admits error in British born Shane Ridge case

This afternoon, the Home Office confirmed that Shane Ridge, the Lancashire born joiner, is indeed a British citizen and they had incorrectly refused his application for Right of Abode. Shane..

Aug
25
2017

Food industry expresses workforce concerns in landmark Brexit survey

This week, the Food & Drink Federation (FDF) warned that over a third of its members businesses would become unviable without access to EU labour, as 47% of EU workers..

Aug
24
2017

Breach of equal pay and sex discrimination claims are mutually exclusive

In BMC Software Ltd v Shaikh, the Claimant was successful in her equal pay claim, as her former employer was unable to justify why a male colleague was paid more...

Aug
22
2017

Lesson learnt…suspension of teacher was not a neutral act

In Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth, three allegations of unreasonable force against pupils were made against a primary school teacher. ..

Aug
18
2017

TalkTalk fined by ICO for subcontractor’s abuse of personal data

Following complaints from customers of scammers calling with personal details such as account numbers, TalkTalk’s investigators found that 3 employees at their subcontractor, Wipro, had used TalkTalk’s portal to gain..

Aug
18
2017

Would following in Norway’s footsteps help address the UK’s gender pay gap?

In Norway, details of individuals’ net income, net assets and amount of tax paid are all accessible to the general public. An individual may simply use their national ID number..



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