Employment law

Recruitment drive for judges to tackle rise in employment cases

The Judicial Appointments Commission is to recruit 54 new judges in a bid to tackle a backlog of cases in...

1,500 jobs expected to be lost in Virgin Money takeover

18 Jun 2018

Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group...

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Why companies could be set for a flexible working revolution

18 Jun 2018

Working flexibly can be great for morale and productivity but many companies are held back by cultural obstacles. Mark Grant...

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Doctors and nurses to be excluded from Tier 2 visa cap

15 Jun 2018

NHS doctors and nurses will be excluded from restrictions to the number of visas granted to skilled non-EU migrant workers,...

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A quarter of new fathers unable to claim statutory paternity pay

15 Jun 2018

One in four (23%) men who became a father last year were not eligible to receive statutory paternity pay.
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Taxes and the gig economy: what should employers expect?

14 Jun 2018

The Supreme Court this week deemed a former Pimlico plumber a worker for employment rights purposes, even though he was...

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How to kick off the World Cup without an own goal

14 Jun 2018

With four weeks of World Cup football matches about to kick off, what do employers need to be wary of,...

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Pimlico Plumbers worker wins Supreme Court battle

13 Jun 2018

In a key gig economy case decision, the Supreme Court has decided that a plumber who brought a case against...

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Home secretary to propose universal immigration system after Brexit

11 Jun 2018

Home secretary Sajid Javid has reportedly “torn up” plans to offer European migrants preferential access to the UK after its...

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Five ways to support employees during Ramadan

11 Jun 2018

As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan draws to a close this week, Ayesha Salahuddin from PWC looks at how...

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Employers urged to publicise shared parental leave policies

7 Jun 2018

Organisations with 250 staff or more are being urged to publish their shared parental leave policies on their websites to...

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Tier 2 visa reforms: what would employers like to see?

6 Jun 2018

With a review of the Tier 2 visa system for non-EU nationals promised by home secretary Sajid Javid, Rachel Harvey...

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So… can employers enhance maternity pay but not shared parental pay?

6 Jun 2018

Recent tribunal decisions have provided some guidance on the legalities of offering enhanced maternity but not enhanced shared parental pay....

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Home secretary Javid announces review of Tier 2 immigration

4 Jun 2018

Home secretary Sajid Javid has said that the Home Office would conduct a review of its under-fire policy on issuing...

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Firms face legal challenge over ‘arbitrary’ training fees

1 Jun 2018

Outsourcing and IT services firms including Capita and FDM Group are facing a legal challenge from former employees who have...

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