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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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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“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...


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...

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...


Taylor review on modern employment practices launched

The Taylor review on modern employment practices launches today to look into the impact of changes to the labour market....


Apprenticeship levy – The facts

PROMOTED | In spring 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. You may be ...


HR analytics skills: strong demand but short supply

HR analytics skills are becoming a priority area for HR as data and analytics move up the HR agenda, according...

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