Employment law

Essential employment law news and guidance including the latest case law, legal commentary and new employment legislation for employers and HR professionals.


 

McDonald's is giving its workers on zero-hours contracts the option to have fixed guaranteed hoursPhotofusion/REX/Shutterstock

Matthew Taylor review: expect a right to request fixed hours

Workers on zero hours contracts could be given the right to request a move to a fixed number of hours....

Who will emerge top dog for their employment policies?Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

Election 2017: Where do the parties stand on employment issues?

As the manifestos are published, we run down the policies most likely to influence the employment landscape

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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WhatsApp and confidential data: where to draw the line with social media

An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp....