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The 10 most important employment law cases in 2016

What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments...
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Gig economy inquiry by Work and Pensions Committee launched

The Work and Pensions Committee has announced an inquiry into the UK welfare system’s ability to adequately support the growing...

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Duty to make reasonable adjustments: five tips from case law

The duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers requires employers to consider what is “reasonable”. But how can employers...

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Michelle Obama “ape” comment: how employers can deal with racist language

An inflammatory and racist Facebook post that referred to Michelle Obama as an “ape” caused widespread outrage on social media....

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Singapore employment law: what changes are coming in 2017?

To attract overseas business investment, Singapore has concluded an international network of trade agreements. Changes to Singapore employment law in...

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“Pawternity” leave? Time off work for pets and other leave of the future

Around half of UK households own a pet, according to the RSPCA. So why is there not a specific legal...

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Autumn Statement: What next for salary sacrifice?

One of the key announcements in November’s Autumn Statement was the removal of tax incentives on most salary-sacrifice schemes. So...

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Why the talent function needs to work more closely with global mobility

International assignments play a positive role in career advancement, so why is global mobility not linked more closely to talent...

Regardless of Brexit, Europe's GDPR is on UK employers' minds

Top 10 HR questions November 2016: New EU data protection rules – GDPR

FAQs on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the apprenticeship levy dominate the top 10 HR questions for...

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Companies may have to reveal CEO pay gap

The Government has launched a consultation on measures that could force companies to reveal the gap in earnings between their...

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