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Jul
10
2017

Accommodating business visitors and ensuring compliance

A few years ago, the UK’s rules for visitors were revamped and saw changes which simplified the lives of many people who are frequent visitors to the UK for leisure..

Jul
07
2017

How to avoid getting hot and bothered on summer employment issues

In December, law firms like to write advice on dealing with employment issues that may arise over the festive period, but the summer in its own way can create just..

Jul
07
2017

Gig Economy Update

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published a report on ‘insecure work’. ..

Jul
07
2017

Appeal: No reasons for decision? No witnesses called? No problem!

In the case of Elmore v The Governors of Darland High School, the EAT upheld the decision of the ET that the dismissal of a mathematics teacher on capability grounds..

Jun
30
2017

Scottish Government report suggests raise in care worker wages would help close gender pay gap

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has published its gender pay gap report, “No Small Change”. It contains a number of recommendations for devolved powers to be..

Jun
30
2017

Save money. Live to regret it?

Last week (in Farmah & ors v Birmingham City Council & ors) the EAT gave an important Judgement in five different multiple equal pay claims, including the large scale claims..

Jun
30
2017

TUPE may apply on share sale if purchaser “steps into the shoes” of the employer

On a share sale, it is easy to presume that TUPE will not apply as the employer remains the same and it is just the ownership that changes. In..

Jun
29
2017

UK Government’s Post Brexit Offer to EU nationals

This week, the government published its policy paper for managing the immigration status of EU nationals in the UK after Brexit. The policy paper is still to be negotiated with..

Jun
23
2017

Queen’s Speech: Proposed measures relating to Employment Law

Her Majesty has outlined the legislative agenda for the coming two years in Parliament. As the Conservative Party failed to obtain a majority in the recent general election, many manifesto..

Jun
23
2017

Employment status disputes could lead to holiday pay headache

If the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) follow the Advocate General’s recent opinion on holiday entitlement, for those wrongly classified as self-employed, businesses who dispute entitlement to..



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