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Two useful Articles from Lewis Silkin about new Regulations published following government consultation on two sets of proposals earlier this year. The first set of proposals concerned calculating holiday entitlement for part-year and irregular hours works. The other concerned allowing carry over and rolled up holiday pay, amending the requirement for employers to record daily hours of workers, and, on a different topic, extending the limited circumstances when employers can consult with employees directly about a proposed TUPE transfer. 

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 Statutory headlines this month include the passing of the Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) to introduce a duty on employers to take reasonable steps to prevent sexual harassment, and the consultation launched by ACAS on a draft code of practice to accompany the Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023 which gives workers the right to request a more predictable working pattern. Meanwhile the long-awaited updated guidance from the ICO on lawfully monitoring workers has been finalised and published. We report on these and much more…

An incisive article from Lewis Silkin covering what you need to know and what employers should be doing now

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Barristers Amy Rumble and Andrew Sugarman from Parklane Plowden and Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Devika Colwill discuss expert evidence in employment claims involving disability and give tips on making the most of an expert witness.

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Following an update to the guidance from the Department for Work and Pensions, Lewis Silkin look at what’s new, and what’s important to remember, about fit notes.

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Headlining this month are a bunch of legislative developments following Parliament’s return from summer recess, including the passing of the Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act to give workers the right to request predictable working patterns, the Protection from Sex-based Harassment in Public Act, and the Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) Act providing for the Secretary of State to lower the age for auto enrolment. Meanwhile, as the conference season continues we report on the commitments from Labour made at the TUC conference, and much more…

A very informative article from Lewis Silkin covering the speech from the deputy leader at the TUC conference, and what else we know about Labour’s wide-ranging proposals for reform

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This article from Gowling WLG reviews the recent case of Giacomodonato v Peartree Securities ("Donato") and sets out the helpful takeaways for employers regarding employment agreements, restrictive covenants and post-termination conduct.

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As many return to work and the sun begins to shine, one of the hot topics is AI. In this month's edition we have all the background you need. This includes a full report on a research briefing on AI and Employment law, which covers the legal frameworks relevant to the use of AI in the workplace and a summary of the current approach taken by the UK government and by the EU AI Act. Hot off the press, we report that the TUC has this week launched a new AI taskforce as it calls for urgent new legislation.

Plus, all the regular ‘need to know’ information on employment law matters to keep you up to date!

If you are looking for a roundup of all this Summer’s important employment law developments, we suggest you read Emplaw Monthly for July and August.

An excellent article from Cloisters which spotlights the practical impacts of the new law.

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