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Aug
18
2017

Claimants no longer need to “shift the burden of proof” in discrimination claims

Section 136 of the Equality Act 2010 is headed “the burden of proof”. It has long been considered that in discrimination cases the claimant has to show a ‘prime..

Aug
18
2017

Home Office Updates Guidance on Right to Work Checks

This week, the Home Office published new guidance for employers setting out the right to work checks required to establish or retain a statutory excuse...

Aug
11
2017

You can divvy up damages for psychiatric injury where appropriate

The Court of Appeal has rejected a previous judgment which suggested that damages for psychiatric injury in the Employment Tribunal are always indivisible. ..

Aug
11
2017

Call for Evidence: EEA workers in the UK labour market

Last month, the Government commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), with the purpose of conducting a study about and advising upon the economic and social impacts of the United Kingdom’s..

Aug
10
2017

Tribunal Fees: Resurrecting rejected claims?

The Supreme Court decision on 26 July 2017 that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful was expected to have wide-ranging repercussions ..

Aug
08
2017

Overhaul of data protection laws to give individuals more control over personal data

Details of the Data Protection Bill were revealed yesterday. The Government announced that the new laws will provide people with more control over how their personal information is used and..

Aug
04
2017

Voluntary overtime included in holiday pay...

In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others the EAT has ruled that payments for voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations...

Aug
04
2017

Does the duty to collectively consult employees regarding redundancies apply to employees based outside the UK?

The EAT has determined in Seahorse Maritime v Nautilus International that the duty to collectively consult in a redundancy situation can extend to employees working outside of the UK, but..

Aug
04
2017

Good Work?

The Taylor Review: proposals and potential impact on businesses and those that work for them..

Aug
04
2017

Recruitment Manager prosecuted for sharing job applicants CVs

A recruitment manager has been prosecuted in a magistrates’ court for forwarding CVs to a third-party employment agency in breach of the Data Protection Act...



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