Employment and HR Articles

A Guide to Unfair Dismissal

Only employees have the right not to be unfairly dismissed. The right does not extend, for example, to people who are self-employed, independent contractors, members...

Settlement Agreements

Following changes made by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, compromise agreements were renamed ‘settlement agreements’ and new provisions (Section 111A) were inserted into...

Homeworking and an Employer’s Duties

Since 30 June 2014, all employees who have worked for their employer continuously for 26 weeks have the right to ask their employer if they...

In Brief: Guidance on Recruiting and Retaining Transgender Employees

In partnership with Inclusive Employers – a membership organisation for employers looking to build inclusive workplaces – the Government has produced guidance designed to provide...

In Brief: Employing Reservists

The Ministry of Justice has published a toolkit for employers containing guidance and support on all aspects of employing reservists. This includes: details of rights...

Page 6 of 12...45678...

Employment and HR News

Mother Suffered Discrimination After Part-Time Return From Maternity LeaveJune 7, 2017

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against or treat a woman unfavourably because of her pregnancy, or because she has given birth...

Organised Grouping of NHS Carers Embroiled in TUPE DisputeMay 29, 2017

Whether or not the employment of an organised grouping of workers has been transferred from one employer to another for the purposes of the Transfer...

Workplace Bans on Religious Symbols and DressMay 18, 2017

In ruling on a question concerning the interpretation of EU Directive 2000/78/EC, which establishes a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation, the...

Unfair Dismissal – ‘Lifetime Loss’ CasesMay 7, 2017

When an employee succeeds in a claim for unfair dismissal, the compensation awarded by the Employment Tribunal (ET) will take into account any future loss...

Court of Appeal Rejects Pimlico Plumbers’ Appeal in Employment Status CaseApril 18, 2017

There have been a number of recent cases looking at the precise nature of the employment status of those working for employers who like their...

Page 6 of 55...45678...203040...