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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 …

Does recent case spell trouble ahead for agency workers?

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal’s recent decision in Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd means that an agency worker’s statutory rights to certain equal terms cannot be bought out by paying the worker a higher rate of pay than its permanent staff. 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 …

Introducing the new Head of our London Employment, Pensions and Immigration team…

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Oliver Weiss recently took over as head of our London Employment, Pensions and Immigration Team – here we introduce Oliver and the team. More …

Budget 2016 – implications for employers

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Key changes to the taxation of termination payments are on the horizon following today's budget. More …

Agency Workers: A round up of recent developments

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A round up of recent developments for agency workers More …

Tax risk for users of temporary resource

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Engaging temporary workers such as staffing companies and umbrella companies could expose your business to a tax (and NICs) risk. Our article explains how you can protect your business. More …

APSCo Legal Forum, London – 1 October 2014

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For the third consecutive year, Blake Morgan's Recruitment Sector Group is hosting the series of Legal Forums for members of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). More …

Proposed reforms on the regulation of the recruitment industry

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Between January and April this year the Government conducted a consultation on its proposed reform of the legislative framework regulating the recruitment industry. More …