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Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or the "Regulation"), a new regulation that will replace the European Union's ("EU") current data privacy standard.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
An employer's ban on wearing religious symbols at work – headscarves, in particular – may or may not be directly discriminatory depending on the reason for the ban.
The recent case of Plant v API Microelectronics Ltd should serve as a reminder to employees of the potential dangers of using social media to post comments about their employer...
TLT Solicitors
The Fee for Intervention scheme has been in place since 2012 and is charged by the HSE to cover its inspection of work activities and for investigating incidents and complaints.
Questioning assumed correlations between gender and risk attitudes in senior roles
It's a well known fact that mental health issues are capable of constituting a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 (the Act).
The EAT has confirmed that a gap of more than three months between non-payments or underpayments of wages breaks the ‘series' of deductions for the purpose of bringing an unlawful deductions from wages claim.
What's going to happen to immigration in a post-Brexit era?
With just over three weeks until the General Election, the parties are getting ready to pack a punch. It seems that workers' rights are high on the political agenda...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The government has rejected calls to introduce a new law banning companies from forcing women to wear high heels at work.
The forthcoming election in the UK is provoking both the major parties to make declarations within their respective manifestos which will have far reaching effects for business if they are implemented.
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 provides that criminal convictions, cautions, warnings and reprimands in respect of certain offences are deemed to be "spent" after specified periods of time.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
It is common knowledge that sickness absences cost employers money. What is perhaps less well-known is the impact that sickness presences – a function of "presenteeism" - can have.
In Fulton and Another v Bear Scotland Ltd UKEATS/0010/16/JW, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that the previous EAT decision that a gap of more than three months between...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The Gender Pay Gap reporting regulations are now in force, and guidance suggests that contractors' earnings may need to be covered in the reports.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
An employer must only conduct a proportionate search, and give a proportionate response, to data subject access requests it receives.
Gowling WLG
In this webinar, our employment experts will help you focus on successfully managing service provision changes (SPC) and how to solve TUPE related risks.
Services businesses' key asset is their people. With the Business and Professional Services sector employing 13% of the UK working population, it's crucial to understand how digital and...
In the second of our series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it means for employers and HR teams, we focus on how to manage employee data in line with the GDPR...
TMF Group
The information in these reports is based on the results of a survey commissioned by TMF Group and conducted by professional research company, Gfk.
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Mayer Brown
Since 9 February this year, Employment Tribunal decisions are accessible online. Previously, such decisions were only obtainable at the Central Office of Employment Tribunals...
Multiple choice tests are commonplace in recruitment processes and are a relatively easy way for employers to whittle down numbers, especially where there are large numbers of applicants.
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Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
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Good charities need good people. Those people are often volunteers, trustees, employees, advisers, and everyone in between. But what rights, if any, do they have?
Latham & Watkins
Companies that operate in the "gig economy", using a largely self-employed workforce, have enjoyed enormous growth in recent years but in the UK, these companies have come into conflict with long-established UK employment law.
On 3 May the FCA published a series of policy statements tidying up aspects of the SMCR for banks and insurers as well as finalising rules on remuneration and on whistleblowing in branches of overseas firms.
Harbottle & Lewis LLP
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