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Employers must have a system for measuring daily working hours of all workers (ECJ)

2019-07-03

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has decided that, Member States must require employers to set up an “objective, reliable and accessible system enabling the

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Minimum wage to increase to 10 for under-18s by 2020, Labour Pledge

2019-07-03

In a bid to end age discrimination, Labour are proposing to end the £4.35 per hour for under-18s by 2020.  This proposal comes as part

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Push for mental health first aiders to become legal requirement in the workplace

2019-07-03

The Where's Your Head At? Campaign's petition, which calls for the government to make it a legal requirement for workplaces to have someone trained in

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New guidance aims to improve health and safety for expectant mothers

2019-07-03

As a means of highlighting the need for employers to better cater for expectant employee and new mothers, The Trades Union Congress (TUC) in conjunction

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Government campaign launched to increase awareness of holiday entitlement

2019-06-12

To help workers understand their rights and to ensure that employers understand their obligations in relation to holiday pay, on 12 March 2019, the government

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New ACAS guidance on neurodiversity in the workplace

2019-06-12

Acas has published new guidance on handling neurodiversity in the workplace.  The new guidance explains what neurodiversity is and highlights the difference types of neurodivergence

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Pimlico plumber loses 74,000 holiday pay claim

2019-06-12

An employment tribunal has ruled that plumber Gary Smith, whose status as a worker was confirmed by the Supreme Court in 2018 is not entitled

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Employee entitled to PHI benefits until he could return to the same job with the employer

2019-06-12

In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that an employee would have been entitled to benefits under a permanent health insurance (PHI) scheme

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Employment Tribunal quarterly statistics for October to December 2018

2019-06-12

The employment tribunal quarterly statistics for the period October to December 2018 published by the Ministry of Justice.  

During this period, receipts, disposals and outstanding

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Vento band increases for discrimination injury to feelings awards

2019-06-12

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England and Wales and Scotland have issued a joint second addendum to the Presidential guidance on Vento bands

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New ACAS guidance on the potential impact of Brexit on workplaces

2019-06-12

To assist employers and employees in understanding the potential impact that Brexit may have in their workplace, Acas has published a new guidance outlining possible

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ACAS publishes latest early conciliation statistics

2019-06-12

Acas has published its latest statistics on early conciliation take-up and success rates covering the period April to December 2018.  Between April and December 2018,

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Disclosure and Barring Services Checks and Deductions in England and Wales

2019-06-03

There is no doubt that Employers and Employees often ponder who is responsible for bearing the cost of a DBS check.  Has it ever occurred

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Employers missing out on best candidates due to discriminative approval to applications.

2019-04-08

In a recently published study by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice, the criminal record “tick box” commonly found on job applications was found

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Hot Topics for Employment Law - April 2019

2019-04-03

Below we take a look at some significant changes expected in employment law in April 2019. 

Gender pay gap report

Employers with 250 + employees must report

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