Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

A very interesting  article from barristers Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters from Cloisters considering the equality implications of artificial intelligence and automated decision-making in government, in particular, through consideration of the Settled Status scheme and the use of a Risk-Based verification (RBV) systems

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An updated article on developments since the Good Work Plan was introduced nearly a year ago

 

Chris Milsom,  from Emplaw authors, Cloisters, considers the recent Supreme Court decision which  puts human rights at the heart of employment protection.

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Following publication by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of its Final Rules on the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) to all solo-regulated firms which will apply from 9 December 2019, Sushil Kuner and Simon Stephen, from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG, summarise the key changes and explore the practical considerations for solo-regulated firms

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An interesting article  from Emplaw authors Lewis SIlkin  covering questions such as 'Do employees enjoy protections if they participate in the Global Climate Strike?'

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An excellent summary article from Russell Brimelow at Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin which includes what employers could do now to prepare

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin explaining this recent decision from the Court of Appeal which is of great significance for holiday entitlement and holiday pay for  'part year' workers

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For more information, see the Emplaw law card Holiday and Holiday Pay

A free podcast from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG discussing the recent developments in the NMW arena plus the risks, enforcement and some of the tricky issues when calculating the NMW in practice.

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An important article given that the consultation contains some important proposals that could have a very significant effect, not simply by introducing new rights, but also by affecting those that are already familiar.  Catherine Casserley, a specialist discrimination barrister at Cloisters, considers the government proposals further.

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Podcast from Jason Galbraith-Marten QC and Chris Milsom from Cloisters, which discuss the recent spate of Employment Status cases and asks; why are they coming to prominence now and what should we look out for in the future?

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