Employment law

Number of EU citizens leaving UK highest since 2008

The number of EU citizens leaving the UK has reached its highest point since 2008, according to the latest migration...

Lack of part-time apprenticeships reduces access for women

22 Feb 2018

A shortage of flexible and part-time apprenticeship programmes mean that people who are unable to work full time are missing...

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KFC staff asked to take holiday during restaurant closures

21 Feb 2018

KFC employees have been asked to take annual leave to cover the working time they have lost following chicken supply...

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Gig economy: Pimlico Plumbers case heard at Supreme Court

20 Feb 2018

The Supreme Court hears a key gig economy case today as Pimlico Plumbers challenges last year’s Court of Appeal decision...

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Public backs keeping workers’ rights from EU

20 Feb 2018

Britons overwhelmingly back keeping – often strengthening – workers’ rights derived from the EU post Brexit, according to research published...

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Pensions Regulator failed to press Carillion on deficits

20 Feb 2018

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was alerted about Carillion‘s pension failings twice in the past eight years, but only began a...

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The Children and Families Act has received Royal Assent.

PT30: Ten key legal changes since 1988

14 Feb 2018

Since it first went to press in February 1988, Personnel Today has seen employment legislation introduced, amended and abolished many...

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100 days until GDPR takes effect

14 Feb 2018

With less than 100 days to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, employers have been reminded...

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Primark faces £47k bill for ‘shocking’ transgender discrimination

13 Feb 2018

An employment tribunal has told Primark to adopt a policy on how to deal with transgender staff after it found...

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Webinar: Data retention under the GDPR

13 Feb 2018

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018, employers need to be putting in...

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Government launches shared parental leave campaign after just 2% take-up

12 Feb 2018

The Government has launched a campaign to promote shared parental...

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Five things buried in the Good Work plan consultations

9 Feb 2018

When the Government revealed its plans to bolster workers’ rights from their first day at work under its Good Work...

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Why supporting all carers benefits men, women and business

9 Feb 2018

Recent research showing how women and men continue to struggle to achieve the right balance between their work and family...

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Presidents Club scandal: Is there any value in non-disclosure agreements?

9 Feb 2018

Reports of sexual harassment at the recent Presidents Club charity dinner form part of a worrying trend of unwanted behaviour...

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Emergency blood couriers recognised as employees

8 Feb 2018

Couriers delivering emergency blood supplies have won full employment rights in an out-of-court settlement with pathology company The Doctors Laboratory...

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