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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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Your one stop monthly update on the latest employment law news and cases. The headline is of course the end of the Brexit transition period and the impact on employment law and Emplaw Content. We also update on the review of the Human Rights Act and a report on widespread inadequate training of employees in respect of Moderns Slavery. Cases this month include two useful judgements from the High Court, one setting out the extent of a Trade Union’s duty to its members and the second reminding us of the principles the courts take into account in deciding the enforceability of post termination restrictions.

Emplaw author Ian Chapman-Curry from Gowling WLG focuses on the key trends and developments that will dominate the world of pensions in 2021.

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With furlough back in focus, this updated article from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin answers the key questions on the CJRS  

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin which examines a recent European Court of Justice ruling suggests that employers should look at a “rolling” 90-day period when ascertaining whether collective redundancy consultation is required. While this has potentially significant implications, the end of the Brexit transition period may limit its fallout.

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Your one stop monthly update on the latest employment law news and cases Figures are published for 2021-2022 benefit rates, pension rates and National Minimum Wage. We report and explain recent DBS changes, Acas conciliation changes and much more. Cases this month include a useful judgement from the Court of Appeal covering the various requirements for a whistleblowing claim and an EAT decision on what is or is not a redundancy situation.

This article, from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about sickness absence and sick pay during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, including the rules on statutory sick pay and the position of people who are self-isolating, “shielding” or otherwise vulnerable - updated 10th December 2020

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A webinar from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG which covers  the new IR35 legislation coming into effect next year, the effects of Brexit and how best to address its impact as well as recruitment during a pandemic.

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