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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

With no delay anticipted to the implementation of IR35 changes scheduled for April, this article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin is essential reading

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An essential briefing on some of the most interesting or significant cases in 2019 and what decisions might be expected in 2020.

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A  note on the employment law references in the Queen's Speech on 19th December 2019

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG considers the SMP tricky issues including 'bonus babies','offsetting' and 'exit packages'.

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Our article considers what the  statements made at recent Party conferences, in the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos and in the Queen’s Speech suggest about possible employment law reforms post election

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A table of qualifying periods, showing in order, where none applies and where one month, two month, one year and two years apply. Abbreviations are listed at the end

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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