Is legislation the answer to fat cat bonuses and poor corporate governance?

27 Jan 2017

With employee representation off the agenda, should the Government bring in new corporate governance regulations to make executive pay fairer...

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Global employers with operations in Argentina will be aware of some of the more unusual legal requirements

Seven striking facts about employment law in Argentina

24 Mar 2015

Do employment contracts in Argentina need to be in writing? Are employees entitled to paid sick leave? How should employers...

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ECJ holiday pay decision

How much could the ECJ judgment on holiday pay cost your organisation?

28 May 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a landmark judgment last week when it decided that holiday pay must...

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Communicating benefits

Reward communication: four steps to maximising your benefits spend

25 Apr 2014

Reward has a key role to play in employee engagement, but many employees underestimate the full value of their reward...

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Legal Opinion: Compromise agreements and the public interest

19 Feb 2013

Solicitor Michael Scutt looks at the legal position behind the debate on so-called “gagging” clauses in compromise agreements. Who says...

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Mixed response to the Government’s employment law review

11 May 2011

Employment organisations have offered a lukewarm response to the Government’s announcement that it is to extend its ongoing review into...

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Equality Act 2010: Guidance and advice for employers and HR

22 Sep 2010

Most of the Equality Act 2010 came into force on 1 October 2010 and employers need to make sure they...

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Severence payouts for council chiefs attacked by government watchdog

16 Mar 2010

Council chiefs found to be ‘under-performing’ are receiving huge payoffs, before moving to other councils, the local government watchdog has...

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Employer could be liable to pay alleged rape victim compensation

20 Oct 2009

The employer of a City recruitment consultant, who allegedly sexually assaulted a female colleague at a company-owned West End apartment...

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Salary surveys: The benefits to employers of taking part

6 Oct 2009

XpertHR’s head of salary surveys and data benchmarking Mark Crail talks to Mike Berry about salary surveys, setting out what...

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Notice-period pay counts towards awards in constructive dismissal cases rules Court of Appeal

11 Sep 2009

Pay earned during a constructive dismissal notice period by the employee dismissed may count towards compensation in an unfair dismissal...

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Former MG Rover workers could share £22m payout

1 Sep 2009

MPs have called for the £22m left on the books of collapsed car maker MG Rover to be distributed to...

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MoD compensates deafened soldier

11 Aug 2009

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has paid compensation to a former soldier left deaf in one ear following a training...

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HR news today: Gender pay gap lives on; Disabled man awarded £78,000 at tribunal; Acas bid to avert Aberdeen transport strike; Carlisle council to sack staff over pay cut agreement

10 Jul 2009

This Personnel Today news round-up includes: Gender pay gap lives on Disabled man awarded £78,000 by employment tribunal Acas bid...

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Lesbian couple awarded more than £22,000 for discrimination and unfair dismissal

9 Jul 2009

A lesbian couple who were “humiliated” by sexual jokes at work have won more than £22,000 in compensation. Saleswomen Beth...

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