Nadia Eweida, the British Airways employee who took her religious discriminationcase to Europe. Photo: Ken McKay/REX

Religious discrimination: seven religion and belief questions in the workplace

Ashok Kanani reviews recent case law on religion and belief and answers seven...

April 2015 changes: time off for adoption appointments

While shared parental leave and pay has dominated coverage of the April 2015 employment law changes, the introduction of the...


April Fool’s Day: when workplace pranks go wrong

Workplace pranks are harmless fun most of the time, but there are occasions when a practical joke in the workplace...

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna wants to abolish the current tribunal fees system. Photo: CALYX/REX

Labour will “abolish the tribunal fee system”, says manifesto

Labour has confirmed that it would abolish the current tribunal fees system with the publication of its workplace manifesto: A...


Safety helmet exemption to allow Sikhs to wear turbans in all workplaces

A health and safety exemption that was originally designed to allow Sikhs to wear a turban in place of a...


Labour promises contracts to zero hours workers after 12 weeks

The Labour Party will pledge today that workers on zero hours contracts will be legally entitled to a regular contract...


Bonuses: are you going to get one?

Four out of 10 employees (37.8%) were paid a bonus in 2014. The value of bonuses paid, both in monetary...

Only 39% of employers have a shared parental leave policy in place.

One employer in five enhances shared parental pay

One-fifth of employers have decided to enhance their shared parental pay, while the same number remain undecided. This is according...

Shared parental leave is "no more complex" than maternity leave laws – Jo Swinson, minister for employment relations

Jo Swinson: shared parental leave “no more complex” than maternity leave

Shared parental leave, perhaps the most significant piece of employment law to be passed by the coalition Government, is upon...


Personnel Today Awards 2015 now open for entries

Today marks the launch of the biggest and brightest event in the HR calendar – the Personnel Today Awards 2015....

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