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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

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

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Barristers from Cloisters, one of Emplaw's key authoring chambers, represented Uber drivers who the Supreme Court has finally and conclusively determined, are workers and not independent contractors. This article explains the key points in this far reaching decision and links to the full judgement 

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The new IR35 rules are on their way from April and can become quickly complex where a contractor is based outside the UK. This article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin looks at some of the frequently asked questions. 

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Emplaw author Ian Chapman-Curry from Gowling WLG focuses on the key trends and developments that will dominate the world of pensions in 2021.

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With furlough back in focus, this updated article from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin answers the key questions on the CJRS  

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin which examines a recent European Court of Justice ruling suggests that employers should look at a “rolling” 90-day period when ascertaining whether collective redundancy consultation is required. While this has potentially significant implications, the end of the Brexit transition period may limit its fallout.

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This article, from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about sickness absence and sick pay during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, including the rules on statutory sick pay and the position of people who are self-isolating, “shielding” or otherwise vulnerable - updated 10th December 2020

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A webinar from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG which covers  the new IR35 legislation coming into effect next year, the effects of Brexit and how best to address its impact as well as recruitment during a pandemic.

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