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Blake Morgan's Autumn newsletter keeps you informed of the latest developments in Employment Law.
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.
No cap on holiday entitlement is increasingly a perk being offered by employers, including Netflix and Virgin. Is giving employees the freedom to decide how much holiday they need every employee's dream, or could the taking of annual leave damage careers?
Carrying out redundancies fairly is crucial to avoid the risk of costly litigation. A recent EAT decision about "bumping" is a useful reminder to employers that, depending on the circumstances...
Blake Morgan's employment specialist, Debra Gers, comments on maternity disclosure survey.
High profile news stories about sexual harassment show that it is a problem across all sectors and organisations regardless of size. Recently published guidance by ACAS and the Equality and Human Rights Commission will help employers
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.
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.
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 shows a 165% increase in single claims compared to the same quarter last year.