Employment tribunals

Top five employment law cases of 2017

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Employment law solicitor Nerys Cobner-Vale features in People Management as she counts down last year's most significant employment judgments, which could prove costly for businesses in 2018. More …

Helping employees to make the most of their wellbeing

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What can HR do to support employees determined to better themselves in the new year? Employment Solicitor Madeleine Mould explains in People Management. More …

What can employers do to manage stress in the workplace?

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November 1 was Stress Awareness Day, and on the back of the Government's "Thriving at Work" report, Senior Solicitor Kevin Lau considers the statistics which show stress is a workplace issue which employers must take seriously. More …

What are the legal implications of TfL’s decision not to renew Uber's licence?

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What are the legal implications for Uber drivers if TfL's decision not to renew Uber's licence in London stands? Our experts consider the difference in rights between employees and "workers" when a business ceases to operate. More …

Update on GDPR: the Data Protection Bill

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The Government has published its Data Protection Bill, giving some additional considerations for employers to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force next May. More …

Employment Tribunal compensation changes

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We look at some changes to ET compensation, including a recent ruling that "a week's pay" incorporates an employer's pension contributions, potentially affecting redundancy payments, amongst others. More …

EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

ET fees ruled unlawful – what next for employers?

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Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward. More …

Improved rights at work recommended

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Publication of Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices gives a clear sign of the priorities identified by Matthew Taylor regarding the changes to employment practices that are needed to keep pace with modern business models. More …

Could poppy seeds lead to you failing a drug test at work?

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Angela Rippon hit the headlines when she tested positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bread, Rebecca Ireland, outlines what HR professionals should consider if drug testing is carried out in the workplace. More …