Employment

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 …

Top 5 Employment Law Guidelines For Businesses Affected By Snow Disruption

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As heavy snow is set to affect many parts of the UK, Blake Morgan is issuing timely advice to employers to help manage the impact of adverse weather. More …

Employment expert, Tim Forer, comments on Supreme Court ruling on Employment Tribunal and Appeal Fees

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Tim Forer, a partner in the Employment law team at Blake Morgan commented on the Supreme Court's decision to stop charging Employment Tribunal fees. More …

Blake Morgan announces sponsorship of Women in Business Awards

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Leading law firm Blake Morgan has announced it will be sponsoring this year's Women in Business Awards recognising the achievements of female business leaders across Thames Valley and the South Coast. More …

Businesses should perform an "employment audit" to prepare for possible effects of Brexit

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Blake Morgan today urged businesses to carry out an “employment” audit to make sure their businesses are ready for the possible effects of Brexit. More …

Government suggestions to reform corporate governance

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The widely-trailed consultation on how to reform corporate governance, including for privately-owned companies, was released today. More …

National law firm urges employers to act now to close gender pay gap

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Employers are being urged to take seriously their responsibilities to close the gender pay gap. More …

Employers are urged to put workplace stress high on the agenda

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Employers are being urged to mark today’s National Stress Awareness Day by making sure they are tackling workplace stress among staff. More …

Employers urged to prepare for Euro 2016 - or face the penalties

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Leading law firm Blake Morgan has warned employers to ensure they have policies in place to manage staff who decided to “pull sickies” to watch England matches. More …

Employers must encourage staff to socialise to avoid mental health problems at work

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Businesses need to do more to encourage staff to put phones down, socialise together and make time for friends and family to help avoid mental health problems in the workplace. More …