Qian Mou

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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.
Large compliance projects...

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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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Legal Q&A: Can employees carry over annual leave?

20 Jul 2016

Employers often face the thorny issue of whether or not employees can carry over annual leave into the next leave...

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Lock holiday pay case heard at Court of Appeal

13 Jul 2016

Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd, the highly anticipated case on including commission payments in holiday pay calculations,...

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Legal Q&A: Sunday working changes for shop workers

26 May 2016

Although plans to allow local authorities to extend Sunday trading hours were recently defeated in the House of Commons, the...

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