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Blake Morgan's Employment Law Newsletter - Winter 2019

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A warm welcome to Blake Morgan's Winter newsletter, keeping you informed of the latest developments in Employment Law. More …

The unavailability of the companion – to postpone or not to postpone?

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Carrying out a fair disciplinary, capability or grievance procedure is essential for avoiding unfair dismissal claims and the EAT decision in Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith dealt with the common situation where an employee requests a disciplinary hearing to be postponed on the basis that their preferred companion is unavailable. More …

Proposals for better protection during pregnancy, maternity, and family leave

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We look at the Government's latest consultation on increased protection for parents, especially new and expectant mothers. More …

Brexit: EU nationals in the UK update

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With the threat of a 'no deal' Brexit becoming ever more possible, where are we with the migrant status of EU nationals already in the UK and those who have yet to arrive? More …

Automatic enrolment alert: Consultation with employees – some pitfalls

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Employers should be alert to the mandatory increases in total minimum contributions to their qualifying workforce pension schemes under the automatic enrolment regulations. More …

What to look out for in Employment Law in 2019

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What employment law developments should HR professionals be aware of in the year ahead? More …

Landmark decision from the Supreme Court on the meaning of "unfavourable treatment"

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In Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme and Swansea University the Supreme Court has provided useful confirmation on the meaning of "unfavourable treatment" under section 15 of the Equality Act 2010 ("the Act"). More …

Proposed reform to Employment law rights – what are the most significant?

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It's being hailed by the Government as the "largest upgrade in workers' rights in over a generation", taking forward almost all the recommendations of the Taylor Review, but are the proposed changes really as dramatic as that? We consider the main proposals and how significant they might be. More …

Blake Morgan's Employment Law Newsletter

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Blake Morgan's Autumn newsletter keeps you informed of the latest developments in Employment Law. More …

The Budget is coming – possible changes to tax treatment for pension contributions

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This year's Budget will take place on 29 October and there is the usual speculation that the Chancellor will make changes to the tax relief available on pension contributions but other changes to pensions may be announced as well. More …