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Closing the gender pay gap

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Paula Kathrens is an employment lawyer and Partner with Blake Morgan. She says organisations with 250 or more employees need to understand the implications of failing to comply with the new gender pay reporting legislation. More …

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 …

Help staff avoid new year money problems

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What can HR professionals do to help alleviate employees’ post-Christmas financial worries? Cathy Bryant, from our Tax team and Hannah Waterworth from our Employment law team report in People Management. More …

Dealing with departing employees, the potential pitfalls with restrictive covenants – Lessons learnt from Capita Plc v Darch [2017]

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A key issue for businesses is what happens when senior employees or managers leave and set up a new company in competition or join an established competitor. 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 …

Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers and pensions?

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In his Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that the Government was resolved to look forward and not backwards and to produce a "balanced approach" to prepare Britain for the future. 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 …