Qian Mou

Qian Mou

About Qian Mou

Qian Mou is an employment law editor at XpertHR. She is qualified as a lawyer in England and Wales, and Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining XpertHR, Qian worked as a private practice lawyer specialising in employment law and as an HR consultant at a national bank in Toronto.
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Sexual harassment: how to make staff take complaints seriously

12 Oct 2017

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has once again placed the spotlight on sexual harassment reporting. Victims of sexual harassment are often...

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Data Protection Bill unveiled

14 Sep 2017

The Government has published the Data Protection Bill, which will supplement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK....

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Finance Bill introduces previously withdrawn tax changes

8 Sep 2017

Several tax changes that had been withdrawn earlier this year have been re-introduced in the autumn’s Finance Bill.

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Data protection: Post-Brexit EU partnership plan revealed

25 Aug 2017

The Government has issued a policy paper proposing to develop a post-Brexit partnership with the EU on data protection matters....

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Canada employment law: Big changes in store in Ontario

9 Aug 2017

The Ontario Government has proposed legal changes to improve workers’ rights through Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017....

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GDPR not well understood by HR professionals

12 May 2017

The vast majority of HR professionals do not have a good understanding of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

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Statutory redundancy pay rates increase for 2017-18

6 Apr 2017

The maximum amount that can be used to calculate an employee’s statutory redundancy pay increases to £489 per week from...

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Australian employment law: 10 key features

24 Mar 2017

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

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Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

14 Mar 2017

Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not come into force until 6 April 2017, employers may have to collect...

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Trade union balloting rules take effect on 1 March

17 Feb 2017

New Regulations confirm that the Trade Union Act 2016 rules on strike votes, picketing and union dues will take effect...

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Government review: “No conclusive evidence” that fees prevented tribunal claims

1 Feb 2017

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published its review of the controversial introduction of employment tribunal fees.
It concluded that,...

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Trade Union Act 2016: Draft rules on public service industrial action unveiled

7 Dec 2016

The Government has published draft rules defining which public services are deemed “important” to require a 40% strike vote to...

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Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

7 Dec 2016

Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.
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Brexit: practical five-point checklist for employers

5 Sep 2016

As Theresa May rejects the idea of a points-based immigration scheme for EU workers, employers continue to face uncertainty as...

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Employee substance misuse: five workplace tips

12 Aug 2016

Drug and alcohol misuse has a big impact on the workplace, with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence...

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