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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

An on-demand webinar from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG explaining what is meant by 'measures' and the information and consultation process, including with regards to pension changes.

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Emplaw authors, Morrish Solicitors, highlight new powers for the Certification Officer which take effect from 1st April 2022.

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What is income protection?

Income protection is designed to protect you financially if illness or injury leaves you unable to work and earn an income. Typically, an income protection policy can cover around 60-70% of your gross monthly salary. Then, should you become incapacitated, you could receive a replacement income until you sufficiently recover.


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An article from Emplaw authors, Morrish solicitors, looking at the implication for workers of the most recent Court of Appeal decision in Smith v Pimlico Plumbers.

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This insight, from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin, looks at the implications for employers of the end of mandatory self-isolation and free testing in England as announced by the government as part of its new Living with Covid strategy.

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Up to date FAQS from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin, which cover a number of thorny issues including whether an employer can cut company sick pay for unvaccinated staff.

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This article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin considers the drivers behind an increasing number of organisations reporting voluntarily in this area as a measure to address social mobility disadvantage in the workplace and identifies the legal and practical issues employers need to consider.

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A useful article on this tricky area from Moorcrofts, authors of the Emplaw law cards on Contracts of Employment

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To mark the 10 year anniversary, Emplaw authors  Gowling WLG  have provided a summary of the Act and the offences, as well as some practical tips for businesses seeking to ensure they don't fall foul of its requirements.

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As employers see a sharp rise in flexible working requests since the pandemic, Emplaw authors Parklane Plowden report on this ET decision that refusing an employee’s flexible working request to modify her working hours to accommodate her childcare responsibilities was indirect sex discrimination, and provide some helpful tips for dealing with requests fairly 

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