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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

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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 In this video, Jane Fielding and principal associate Emma Bufton from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG provide tips on managing short and long-term absences with a particular focus on COVID-19 related absences.

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Free employment law update webinar, from Emplaw authors Moorcrofts, to make sure businesses are aware of the changing employment law landscape.

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In this article, Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin review the modest proposals in the consultation as well as providing a quick resume of existing rights.

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A useful article from Emplaw authors, Parklane Plowden exploring some of the potential implications of Labour's policy announcement this Summer.

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A useful chart, from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin, summarising the legal rights to pay and suggested best practice for different types of absence.

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A must read for HR and others, from Emplaw author’s Lewis Silkin, following the end of the post- Brexit grace period on 1st July.

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