Employment law

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Claims for unlawful deduction of wages have resurfaced since fees were abolishedJeff Blackler/REX/Shutterstock

Employment tribunal claims soar since abolition of fees

There has been a two-thirds increase in the number of employment tribunal claims in the two months since fees were...


The 10 most important employment law cases in 2017

The last year has been a very significant one for employment case law. Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most...

Only half of those working overtime received a premium for it, claims the Resolution FoundationMonkey Business Images/REX/Shutterstock

UK needs to rethink overtime, claims the Resolution Foundation

One in 10 workers did paid overtime in the UK in the past year but only a fifth received “time...

Men are more likely than women to think it acceptable to kiss a colleague at a Christmas party

Zero hours workers subject to more sexual harassment

Two fifths of women and a fifth of men in the UK say they have experienced unwanted sexual behaviour at...