Tag Archive: employmentlawnews

  • Employment Law Newsletter – July 2020

    A review of July’s employment law cases and other important news, including variousemployment-related Covid-19 updates.

  • Employment Law News – February 2020

    A review of February’s employment law cases and other important news. This month, discrimination features heavily in our case reports, through disability, age and sex. We also look at the effect of illegality on the enforceability of contracts. In other news we bring you changes to national minimum wage, the new Equal Pay bill, an update board diversity, and ICO news.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – January 2020

    We give you a round up of some of the big issues of 2019 in employment law, and what to expect in 2020, including a brief look at what’s likely to be covered by the Employment Bill 2020 and what happens next when the UK leaves the EU.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – December 2019

    A review of December’s employment case law and other important news: from the ICO regarding Data Protection fees; ONS report on pay gap for disabled workers; and a study of Modern Slavery legal requirements in the hotel industry.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – November 2019

    A review of November’s employment law cases and other important news. We have some points to learn from checking immigration status, trial periods in redundancy situations and using covert CCTV, to offering money for advice in settlement agreements and working out when someone is whistleblowing for themselves or in the public interest. There’s also updates from the ICO, and good news on the diversity and mental health fronts. Plus the minimum wage delay and Christmas court closures.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – September 2019

    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.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – July 2019

    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!

  • Employment Law Newsletter – June 2019

    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.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – March 2019

    A review of March’s employment law cases and other important news. This month’s tricky situations include: TUPE dismissals; bad leaver provisions; two aspects of the employment/worker status issue; maternity leave and religious discrimination. In other news: ICO Brexit preparation tools; ICO fines; seasonal workers pilot scheme; modern slavery regulation flouting; new holiday pay guidance and reminders that NMW and NLW set to rise from 1 April.

  • Employment Law Newsletter – February 2019

    A review of February’s employment law cases and other important news. Discrimination based on gender and age dominate: with the latest result in the Asda equal pay case; where the burden of proof lies in a discrimination case; age discrimination advice from ACAS; a BEIS consultation on pregnancy and maternity rights in redundancy; and research on the effect the gender pay gap reporting rules has had on employers. We also have some interesting cases which show when confidentiality and privacy do or do not take precedence over other rights and other news.