Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

This concise article from Emplaw summarizes the  position of EU citizens working in the UK, with or without the current proposed deal. It also explains the proposals for a new immigration system for the UK, applying to EU and non-EU citizens from 2021. Read more.....

The Wates Principles on corporate governance apply to company reporting for financial years starting on or after 1 January 2019 , They apply on a voluntary ‘apply and explain’ basis to large private companies. This article from Emplaw examines  the six principles , namely purpose and leadership, board composition, director responsibilities,  opportunity and risk,  remuneration,  shareholder relationships and engagement read more

On 17 December 2018 the government published its proposals to take forward some of the recommendations in the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (the Good Work Plan).

Click here for the Emplaw briefing which explains the proposals and the draft legislation that has already been introduced in some of the key areas.

 

From non-disclosure agreements to the gig economy, from whistleblowing to corporate governance and new family rights, there have been some key developments in 2018. Click here for our annual essential summary of the year's employment happenings and to know what to look out for in 2019.

 

This is your one-stop, once per month read to keep you up-to-date in the field of employment law. Includes need to know information and guidance for employers/ees and their advisors, including a practical guide from the DWP on employing people with a disability or health condition as well as what Gender Pay Gap Reporting  has shown and new guidance for solicitors. Legislative updates include a bill aimed at extending Shared Parental Leave and Pay to  for workers, including the self-employed and of course Brexit - what does a no deal mean for employment law?

For Emplaw Online subscribers, there are also professional summaries of the latest key cases with links to full reports

Click here for Emplaw Monthly - End of November 2018

The key points arising are set out in this short article from Emplaw authors , Moorcrofts, which follows the publication by the GEO of their report Gender Pay Gap Information Regulations 2017: Summary of Reported Data from 2017/2018

Click here for the article

 

This article from Emplaw explains  how we have got to where we are (a clear timeline and summary of  what is already in place)  and what no deal or a deal in line with the current draft withdrawal agreement would mean for employment law. It does not consider other possibilities, such as a second referendum or a revised withdrawal agreement

Pensions and employment experts at Gowling WLG (who author the Emplaw cards on Pensions) consider what employers need to think about in the lead up to steady state, including considering whether scheme rule changes are needed, and how to communicate the changes with staff.

Click here for the article

We are the 'most comprehensive employment law information site available’, say Business & Industry Today (B&I) who have awarded us  Information Company of the Year 2018.

As a company we are recognised for our ‘continuing passion, incredible knowledge and services to employment law’ and the site is hailed as  'providing information that is accurate and succinct – but written in a way that is understandable'' and 'constantly updated and adapted to the needs of employers and their advisors, employee organisations and others who need to know their employment law'. 

Click here for more and a copy of the B&I article

 

What is vicarious liability and how do the courts interpret it for employers today? For a short article from Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG, please click here