Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

From the gig economy to whistleblowing to holiday pay to discrimination, there have been some key developments in 2017. This article provides an essential summary and also highlights what to look out for in 2018

Caspar Glyn QC from Cloisters (Emplaw Online authors) explains the holiday pay decision in C‑214/16 King v The Sash Windows Workshop Limited  handed down on 27th November and considers whether it might be the decision that turns the claims for worker status from a trickle into a flood.

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Click here for the November 2017 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including the ICO advice line service on GDPR, the refund scheme for ET/EAT fees and a summary of  Acas mental health guidance - as well as links to latest articles including Budget Highlights for Employment Specialists and Uber drivers are "workers" but Deliveroo riders are not - what's the difference?, plus summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers).

 

 

Click here for a summary of the key points including tax and minimum wage changes and the postponement of reforms to the NICs treatment of termination payments

The Central Arbitration Committee has found that Deliveroo riders are not 'workers', yet the week before, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the tribunal's finding that Uber drivers were workers. Emplaw Online authors WLG consider why  there is a difference between the two cases and what this means for future developments in the employment landscape.

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Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG set out an easy-to-follow guide to the key points to consider and a series of top tips for applying the law in practice.

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Click here for the End of October 2017 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including recommendations for employers when dealing with mental health from the Stevenson / Farmer review plus Acas guidance and information on the tribunal fee refund scheme and video suggesting fees may return - as well as links to latest articles including Vaping in the Workplace plus an invitation to a free seminar on incentivising employees and summaries of the latest key cases (for subscribers).

 

 

When does TUPE apply and what does it mean?  A useful summary article by our friends at Employment Law In Action.

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An invite from Emplaw contributors Moorcrofts to a free seminar aimed at helping employers to successfully recruit and retain talent and grow their business. A panel of experts will discuss share options and other benefits which reward employees and are proven to drive growth as well as how to deliver greater staff satisfaction and productivity without additional cost.

The seminar, which is suitable for HR professionals, senior managers and business owners takes place near Marlow in the Thames Valley on 29th November 9-11:30am. For more information and to register, please click here

 

Vaping is not covered by smoke free legislation and employers need to be clear on what their policy is. Emplaw Online authors Shakespeare Martineau take a look at the recent guidance from Public Health England and what this means for employers and their policy makers.

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