A review of October’s employment case law and other important news. This month we see how the world of employment is changing, for the better, with more tolerance and flexibility being expounded in both the cases and other news we bring you this week. There is also an important reminder from the ICO on getting elements of your contracts ship-shape, ready for the impending departure from the EU. And if you aren’t up to speed on the menopause, ACAS has helpful guidance to get you there, because we are all here to help you become a better employer.
The Ankara Agreement enables Turkish nationals to enjoy a number of advantages in terms of emigration to EU countries. Background The ‘Ankara Agreement’, as it is commonly referred to, was signed in 1963 between the Republic of Turkey and the European Economic Community (EEC). The Agreement was designed to encourage Turkey to become a Member […]
A review of September’s employment law cases and other news. This month’s cases show the technicalities that make navigating employment law such a challenge and why early and comprehensive advice is so crucial. In other news, we have updated guidance on Brexit, data protection, modern slavery, NDAs and some interesting research about why you should be investing in more training for your employees.
Before 9 July 2012, it was relatively straightforward to sponsor a loved one to come to the UK to live. Generally speaking, the settled sponsor (i.e. British citizen or individual with indefinite leave to remain in the UK) only had to be earning at least £5,500 net per annum.
On 30 March 2019, the EUSS was fully implemented under UK domestic immigration rules, as a post-Brexit system. This allows EEA and Swiss citizens, and their family members, to continue to live and work in the UK – EEA is short for the European Economic Area comprising the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. Although the […]
A review of July’s employment case law and other important news. We look at how the court, tribunal system and the government are trying to refresh the systems. We have a 99 year rule which has been reversed by the Supreme Court, issues arising from use of Facebook and WhatsApp and the government’s shakeup of employment law. This covers how to fix gender inequality consulting on health at work to prevent job-loss and how to make the enforcement of employment rights better. It’s all go. For the better, we hope!
A review of June’s employment case law and other important news. Discrimination features heavily in our reporting this month, from how an employer might perceive a future risk, contributory negligence and constructive knowledge, to how NDAs are being abused by employers to hush up unlawful discrimination and harassment in the workplace. As ever we bring you food for thought, as well as recommendations and guidance you can follow to keep your business flowing smoothly, and your employees engaged.
This article touches on the latest on Brexit, and the EU Settlement Scheme. The “Scheme” fully opened on 30 March 2019 and allows EEA/ Swiss citizens and family members to voluntarily apply for free, for a new form of UK immigration status to continue living and working in the UK post-Brexit.
A review of May’s employment law cases and other important news. Discrimination, mental health and wages are hot topics as last week was Mental Health Awareness Week. We also bring you advice on how to improve processes and environment to help your employees feel better together a sampling of unfair dismissal and whistleblowing jurisdiction cases. In other news we look at how the national minimum wage is being implemented (or not) and why wages are not going up as they seemingly should.