Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

2017 promises to be an exciting year.  Click here for our article rounding up twelve key areas where developments are expected.

Emplaw Online author's Gowling WLG have brought togther seven key issues and trends that they believe will define the year in pensions.

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Click here for the bumper December 2016 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including the Gender Pay Gap Regulations 2017 and a  roundup of all the ongoing consultations on the 'Gig' economy as well as a special feature on the Finance Bill 2017 and professional case summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers). 


A roundup of the year's developments including legislative changes and news items as well as the key cases and Brexit so far.

Click here for an article, from Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG based on true Christmas party happenings and subsequent tribunals.

You are invited to a free 45 minute webinar from Gowling WLG on 8th December. It will cover a refresher on what the law says about age discrimination and pension provision;an overview of some of the trickier areas and potential pitfalls;a reminder on what the law says around insured benefits; and practical steps employers/trustees can take to ensure compliance. Click here for details.

Click here for the November 2016 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news, from the new TUC Guide on supporting trans members to the Government Green paper and consultation which aims to halve the disability employment gap to the latest on Brexit and its impact on employment law, as well as providing professional case summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers). 

The Chancellor presented his Autumn statement to Parliament on 23 November 2016. The key points relevant to employment law are set out in this article.

The Apprenticeship Levy is due to come into effect from 6th April 2017. Whilst only employers with pay bills over £3 million will pay the levy, the new system for accessing funds for apprenticeship and training will mean potential changes for all employers, This detailed note, from Emplaw authors Moorcrofts, covers in detail what the levy means for businesses and what businesses should be doing now in preparation.

The note is found here


Issues of carry-over of holiday and the calculation of holiday pay cause headaches every day for employers, employees and advisors. This updated article provides an excellent, straight forward summary of the up to  date law and the key cases 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