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The heat is on: six summer employment issues

26 Jul 2018

MPs on the House of Commons environmental audit committee have urged Public Health England to advise employers to allow flexible...

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Six important employment law cases in 2017

28 Jul 2017

The decision by the Supreme Court that the employment tribunal fees system is unlawful may be one of the most...

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Redundancy pools: myth vs fact

30 Jun 2017

Determining the correct composition of the redundancy pool is a step in the right direction to carrying out a fair...

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Gender pay gap and equal pay: what’s the difference?

10 Nov 2016

Today, 10 November 2016, is Equal Pay Day, the day of the year on which women effectively stop earning money...

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Employment law in France: five fascinating features

8 Jul 2016

What are the key things international employers need to know about employment law in France? Laura Merrylees looks at five...

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Who transfers under TUPE? Four key tips for employers

15 Apr 2016

Determining the group of transferring employees in a TUPE transfer can raise tricky issues. Laura Merrylees sets out four key...

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Employment law in Mexico: six striking facts

18 Jan 2016

Do blue-collar and white-collar workers have to be paid at different intervals? Is it mandatory to pay Mexican employees a...

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Employment law in Chile: Seven interesting facts

2 Jul 2015

Chile is host to many multinational businesses, and has one of the highest rates of working hours in the world....

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Unison tribunal fees appeal: still no firm judgment

18 Jun 2015

Unison's challenge to the introduction of fees in the employment tribunal continued last week in a two-day hearing at the Court of Appeal.

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