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Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
In the Spanish case of Porras Guisado v Bankia SA and others, the Advocate-General has recently given an Opinion on the interaction between the Collective Redundancies Directive (CRD)...
Clyde & Co
On 10th November, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that Uber drivers were workers and not self-employed contractors, thereby entitling them to certain employment rights ...
Travers Smith LLP
The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has decided that a group of Deliveroo riders were not "workers", in an application for trade union recognition by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB).
Gowling WLG
Automatic enrolment, ever-increasing governance requirements and the introduction of new benefit freedoms have all led employers to consider the future of their occupational DC pension schemes.
RadcliffesLeBrasseur
The issue of calculating holiday pay continues. In the recent case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and Others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decided that the calculation of holiday pay...
Gowling WLG
The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has found that Deliveroo riders are not 'workers' as there was a genuine substitution right that could be used both before and after a rider ...
Stewarts
With the ongoing discrimination debacle shining a light on the English Football Association's workplace HR mechanisms, HR Grapevine spoke to Richard Nicolle, Employment Law Partner...
Gowling WLG
On 6 November the Living Wage Foundation increased what it calls the 'Real Living Wage' (RLW) from £8.45 to £8.75 (UK rate) and from £9.75 to £10.20 (London rate).
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
In Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that store employees could compare themselves to employees working in distribution depots...
BrookStreet des Roches
The Stevenson and Farmer review commissioned by the Prime Minister today published its report on mental health in the workplace, Thriving at Work.
Withers LLP
That is the conclusion reached today by the Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT'), at least in respect of those drivers who brought this test case – James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam.
Brodies LLP
Back in October of last year, a tribunal dismissed as 'faintly ridiculous' Uber's assertion that its drivers were self-employed. Uber appealed, and lost.
BrookStreet des Roches
The recent spate of sexual harassment allegations is empowering more and more women to come forward and report their experiences of unwanted and inappropriate sexual behaviour in the office.
BrookStreet des Roches
Acas have launched its new guidance to help employers identify and support employees who are stressed in the workplace.
Travers Smith LLP
Last year, two Uber drivers brought, and won, a test case in the Employment Tribunal, claiming that they were workers and therefore entitled to holiday and national minimum wage.
RadcliffesLeBrasseur
Can the suspension of an employee amount to a repudiatory breach of contract? This was considered in the High Court case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth.
Gowling WLG
The EAT has upheld the tribunal's high profile decision that drivers engaged by Uber are not self-employed, but instead are 'workers' legally entitled to the national minimum wage, paid annual leave...
Clyde & Co
Failure to understand your obligations in relation to employees returning from maternity leave can lead to all sorts of problems, from discrimination and detriment claims to health and safety...
Keystone Law
Equal Pay Day is not picked arbitrarily: it marks the particular day each year when women on average stop earning, compared to men.
Dentons
The recent allegations against US film producer Harvey Weinstein have brought the issue of sexual harassment at work into the global spotlight.
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Dentons
In the light of news-breaking allegations against Harvey Weinstein (see the Nov 2 blog post) more than 30,000 women joined the "#MeToo" campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment in the workplace.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
In Mr Lange and others v Addison Lee Limited, a test case which potentially affects thousands of other Addison Lee staff...
Clyde & Co
As family businesses have grown, they have focused on professionalising their operations and implementing key corporate governance measures to ensure business continuity.
Clyde & Co
Under UK unfair dismissal law a misconduct dismissal will be unfair if there is insufficient investigation into the relevant facts.
Gowling WLG
An employer is required to give an employee a written statement of their 'particulars of employment' containing certain key pieces of information that are set out in statute.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
The new Data Protection Bill, which will replace the current Data Protection Act 1998, has had its first parliamentary reading and is due to have its second reading on 10 October 2017.
Burges Salmon LLP
In an important development in holiday pay caselaw, the EAT has confirmed in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and Others that voluntary overtime can qualify as "normal remuneration"...
Dentons
On 13 October 2017, the government published the Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill. This will offer two weeks' paid leave to any employed parent who loses a child under the age of 18.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Christopher Woolard, FCA Executive Director of Strategy and Competition, delivered a speech [24.10.2017] at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's 2017 Annual Meeting...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Consumers who have used the free, government-backed pensions guidance service were overwhelmingly satisfied with the process, with 90% saying they it helped them to make an informed choice about their next steps.
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