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High heels and workplace dress codes

2017-02-14

A joint report has been published by the House of Commons Petitions Committee and the Women and Equalities Committee called High heels and workplace dress

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Call for better pregnancy and maternity protection

2017-02-13

The government has published its response to the Women and Equalities Committee’s report calling for better pregnancy and maternity protection.

The majority of the Committee’s recommendations

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Two brothers sentenced under Modern Slavery Act

2017-02-10

Two brothers have each been jailed for exploitation under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and fraud offences and conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation under the Fraud Act 2006.

 

The two brothers arranged

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Will you be my valentine? How to deal with romance in the workplace

2017-02-09

Most people who work in an office have to develop close working relationships with their colleagues, not least because they spend a substantial part of

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Dismissal fair despite reliance on expired warnings

2017-01-24

In this case a tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that a dismissal was fair even though the employer relied on previous warnings.

Mr Stratford

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Employers pay over 83,000 under tribunal penalty regime

2017-01-23

The penalty regime for unpaid employment tribunal awards came into force on 6 April 2016. Defaulting employers may be issued with a penalty notice requiring

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"She only makes the tea": Bizarre excuses for not paying minimum wage

2017-01-22

HMRC officials have released ten of the most bizarre responses provided by employers when questioned on their reasons for failing to pay the national minimum

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Dentists call for the abolition of "workplace cake culture"

2017-01-21

Dentists have called for an end to the "workplace cake culture", saying the sharing of sweets and cakes leads to obesity and poor oral health.

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Illegal working

2017-01-20

In December 2016, nearly 100 people were arrested in nail bars on suspicion of working illegally and breaching immigration laws. Authorities raided 280 nail bars

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Modern Slavery - Gangmasters agree to pay more than 1m

2017-01-19

A Kent-based gangmaster couple have agreed to a landmark settlement worth more than

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