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Click here for the July 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which includes the TUC blog and Acas guide to hot temperatures in the  workplace, the report from The Women’s and Equalities select committee on Sexual harassment in the workplace following the #MeToo movement, the government response to consultation on caste discrimination within the UK, the updated UK Corporate Governance Code 2018 as well as links to the latest articles from our expert authors including Court of Appeal in Mencap: The end of minimum wage for sleep-ins when asleep?- and European Commission puts business on Brexit amber alert

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

Emplaw Online author, Nathaniel Caiden from Cloisters considers the impact of the recent Court of Appeal judgment in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad

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A useful article from Emplaw Online authors WLG on the Communication from the EC that outlines the steps that the EU 27 and businesses should take to prepare for Brexit.

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Click here for the June 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which includes new guidance for employers from Acas, updates on immigration and data protection, upcoming legislation and all the relevant reports and consultations going on, as well as links to our latest articles including Working Time and Contractual Holiday - the cases and the law in a nutshell  and a  podcast on Discrimination arising from disability - what does an employer need to know?

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

A pithy article from Emplaw Online authors Shakespeare Martineau explaining the Supreme Court's decision and what it means

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A podcast by Jane Fielding, and Martin Chitty from Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG, following the Court of Appeal decision in City of York Council v Grosset, 

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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

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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