Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

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

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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.

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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'. 

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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

Contrary to many predictions, this was Philip’s Hammond’s stated ‘end to austerity’ Budget. Or, more precisely, ‘nearly end of austerity’…

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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 why the Budget is shifting liability under IR35 to employers in the private sector and the lawyers' views on the Morrisons ruling, as well as government proposals for additional flexible working duties and requiring employers with more than 250 staff to publish their parental leave and pay policies.

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 October 2018

An article from Emplaw Online authors, Lewis Silkin giving a very clear summary of the Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd case, its implications and a link to the full case report.

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In an article for Employment Lawyers Association, Toni Lorenzo, from Emplaw Online authors, Lewis SIlkin, discusses the Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018 which came into force in June, implementing the EU Trade Secrets Directive. This is the first time that the UK Parliament has legislated for the protection of trade secrets.

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