Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

Issues of carry-over of holiday and the calculation of holiday pay cause headaches every day for employers, employees and advisors. This article, updated following the latest cases, provides a straight forward summary of the up to date law on holiday entitlements. It examines the issues around carry over, including cases involving long term sickness and family leave and also how holiday pay is calculated

Click here for the May 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which includes Equality updates from EHRC, The GEO and Acas, the latest on moves to reduce worker exploitation, Whistleblowing updates plus of course the latest on GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, as well as links to our latest articles including Where Maternity Pay is enhanced and Shared Parental Pay isn’t – what are the risks of discrimination? and Avoid the pension traps in employee settlement agreements.

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

Click here for a short article from Emplaw Online considering the latest cases on whether paying ShPP at statutory rates and Maternity Pay at enhanced rates, amounts to direct or indirect discrimination and what this means for employers.

It also links to a blog from Rachel Cransnow QC giving more insight into the most recent case of Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police. Rachel is a barrister at Cloisters, a set which provides expert content for Emplaw Online in topics including TUPE, Unfair Dismissal and ET and EAT procedure

The Combined Human Resources Solutions team at Gowling WLG seek to address some of the more frequently asked questions that arise  in relation to pensions and settlement agreements and a give a series of top tips

Gowling WLG  provides expert content on Pensions for Emplaw Online.

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Click here for the April 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which includes some significant legal changes proposed in the EHRC report on ending sexual harassment at work, Acas guidance on agency workers, the 'worker' cases being brought by the IWGB, a GDPR update and the latest on the Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill, as well as links to our latest articles including The Data Protection Bill and GDPR - what employers need to know and Does offering enhanced maternity pay discriminate against men?

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

 

 

An article explaining how the DPB and the GDPR work together and to what extent, in the context of the employment relationship, these represent changes to the regime under the DPA 1998. The card also sets out a summary of the practical key points and steps for employers to take. The law card is part of the Emplaw Online series of summary guides to recent and upcoming legislation usually available only to subscribers but with only a month to go, we have opened up access for all

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Emplaw Online authors, Gowling WLG, explain the recent EAT decision in in Ali v Capita Customer Management Limited that it is not direct sex discrimination for employers to offer 14 weeks' enhanced maternity pay but only statutory Shared Parental Leave pay. 

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Click here for the March 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which includes a reminder of all the key April changes, GDPR latest and family friendly updates plus summaries of the latest key cases, as well as links to our latest content including The Data Protection Bill and GDPR - what employers need to know- a new law card explaining how the DPB and the GDPR work together and the practical key points and steps for employers to take,  

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A free seminar from Emplaw Online authors Lewis Silkin to be held on 30th May at 5pm in London

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Tom Coghlin QC gives an incisive summary of a decision which brings much-needed clarification to the rights of agency workers to the same basic working conditions under the Agency Worker Regulations 2010. Emplaw Online author Nathaniel Caiden of Cloisters appeared for the successful appellant.

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