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Your one stop monthly update on the latest employment law news and cases.

The headline this month may be the Supreme Court’s decision in the Uber case but other cases reported this month include a warning from the EAT for employers not to let bullying and harassment training go stale and a useful reminder of the law around ownership of copyright in the employment law context. We also cover the delay in enforcement of gender pay gap reporting this year and the EC draft adequacy decisions ( a vital step in continuing the flow of personal data from the EU to the UK). Covid-19 reports include updates to the Working safely during coronavirus guidance relating to testing and vaccination.

Barristers from Cloisters, one of Emplaw's key authoring chambers, represented Uber drivers who the Supreme Court has finally and conclusively determined, are workers and not independent contractors. This article explains the key points in this far reaching decision and links to the full judgement 

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The new IR35 rules are on their way from April and can become quickly complex where a contractor is based outside the UK. This article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin looks at some of the frequently asked questions. 

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