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Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

Our article considers what the  statements made at recent Party conferences, in the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos and in the Queen’s Speech suggest about possible employment law reforms post election

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A table of qualifying periods, showing in order, where none applies and where one month, two month, one year and two years apply. Abbreviations are listed at the end

A very interesting  article from barristers Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters from Cloisters considering the equality implications of artificial intelligence and automated decision-making in government, in particular, through consideration of the Settled Status scheme and the use of a Risk-Based verification (RBV) systems

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An updated article on developments since the Good Work Plan was introduced nearly a year ago


Chris Milsom,  from Emplaw authors, Cloisters, considers the recent Supreme Court decision which  puts human rights at the heart of employment protection.

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Following publication by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of its Final Rules on the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) to all solo-regulated firms which will apply from 9 December 2019, Sushil Kuner and Simon Stephen, from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG, summarise the key changes and explore the practical considerations for solo-regulated firms

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An interesting article  from Emplaw authors Lewis SIlkin  covering questions such as 'Do employees enjoy protections if they participate in the Global Climate Strike?'

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An excellent summary article from Russell Brimelow at Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin which includes what employers could do now to prepare

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin explaining this recent decision from the Court of Appeal which is of great significance for holiday entitlement and holiday pay for  'part year' workers

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For more information, see the Emplaw law card Holiday and Holiday Pay

A free podcast from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG discussing the recent developments in the NMW arena plus the risks, enforcement and some of the tricky issues when calculating the NMW in practice.

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