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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

A note from Emplaw author's Morrish on the significance of this decision

Read the decision here and the note here

A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin, on the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision that “gender critical” beliefs are protected philosophical beliefs for equality law purposes, while confirming that a belief in “gender identity” is also a protected characteristic. 

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An overview of the law and current practice relating to apprentices from Emplaw author's Lewis Silkin

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This one hour, free, on demand webinar from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG is designed to help master the fundamental concepts of TUPE if it's not something you regularly deal with, or want a refresher on how TUPE works.

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Q&As from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG as the CJRS is extended until 30th September 2021 and the latest Treasury Direction was published on 15th April 2021.

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Following the success of Morrish Solicitors’ last webinar, they will be hosting another webinar, on Employment Status following the Uber Supreme Court ruling last month.  

The webinar will be held on Thursday 27th May at 12pm and will be delivered by Daniel Kindell, their Partner and Deputy Head of Employment Law. 

Of course, the webinar will be completely free to attend, and the training is designed specifically for Trade Unions, Associations and their members. Whether you need advice yourself, or are preparing to help your members, they hope the webinar will be useful.  

More details on how to register and information about the topic are set out here.

A really useful summary table from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin of legal rights to pay and suggested best practice for different types of absence.

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An incisive article from Daphne Romney QC of Cloisters, one of Emplaw's key authoring chambers, explaining how the latest judgment in this equal pay litigation clarifies and simplifies the law concerning comparators at different establishments under s.79 EqA but leaves other questions unresolved

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This article, from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG, explains the recent Supreme Court judgment in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad t/a Clifton House Residential Home 

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A useful set of FAQs from Emplaw author Lewis Silkin covering whether an employer can make vaccination compulsory for its employees, alternatives to a mandatory requirement, time off for vaccine appointments, dealing with vaccine objectors, data privacy concerns and other issues

Read the FAQs