Employment tribunals

Employment Law Developments: Looking Ahead to 2019

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Looking ahead to 2019 what are likely to be the significant employment law developments for employers and HR professionals? One date has, and will continue to dominate the headlines, 29 March 2019 when the UK is scheduled to leave the EU. More …

Employment Law Top Ten of 2018

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How will employers and HR professionals remember 2018? Another year dominated by Brexit? Brexit aside (hold on: weren't we saying the same thing last year?), at the end of the year, we take a moment to look back at some of the most important Employment law cases and legislation from 2018. More …

New process for in country applications

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The in country application process is currently going through a major overhaul. From the beginning of November, the Home Office started gradually introducing changes to the way the applications are being submitted and processed. More …

How to protect against misuse of commercially-sensitive information

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Protecting trade secrets and confidential information is crucial and what steps can employers take to prevent staff from misusing commercially-sensitive information? More …

References: What you need to know

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When either providing or asking for a reference it's important to consider the key points made by the new Acas guidance. More …

The "after party" – could employers be liable for what goes on?

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With employers planning Christmas parties, or indeed any kind of "works do", we look at a case where the employer was held vicariously liable for an employee's actions when those at the office party moved on to another venue where a fight broke out. More …

Taxing termination payments – six months on

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Are you using the new mandatory calculation when establishing what part of a termination payment is taxable? Six months on, are there still areas that you, your managers or your payroll colleagues find confusing? We guide you through some common issues. More …

Significant increase in Employment Tribunal claims

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There has been a consistent increase in Employment Tribunal claims since the abolition of fees in July 2017 and the most recent quarterly Employment Tribunal statistics report, covering the period 1 April to 30 June 2018, shows a 165% increase in single claims compared to the same quarter last year. More …

How flexible are you?

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Whether you are a millennial, baby boomer or generation X, or a working parent or not, flexible working is a benefit attractive to all ages and a government Task Force has been set up to promote its implementation. More …

What is a qualifying disclosure?

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The Court of Appeal gives guidance on identifying the difference between "allegation" and "information" for the purposes of whistleblowing protection. More …