Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

An important article given that the consultation contains some important proposals that could have a very significant effect, not simply by introducing new rights, but also by affecting those that are already familiar.  Catherine Casserley, a specialist discrimination barrister at Cloisters, considers the government proposals further.

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Podcast from Jason Galbraith-Marten QC and Chris Milsom from Cloisters, which discuss the recent spate of Employment Status cases and asks; why are they coming to prominence now and what should we look out for in the future?

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Moorcrofts explaining the recent Supreme Court decision about the enforcability of post termination restrictions.

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An article from Emplaw author Colin Lekey from Lewis Silkin with 10 key takeaways from the EU’s Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive . The Directive has been  passed by all parts of the EU’s legislative machinery and Member States have until mid-2022, to implement it into domestic law. Depending on the final shape of Brexit or not, the UK may or may not be obliged to comply with the Directive but it has already shaped  UK legislation with regards to new requirements for written statements coming into force next year.

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An article from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin, discussing the recent Court of Appeal decision in East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust v Flowers confirming  when the Working Time Directive requires voluntary overtime to be included in holiday pay, plus WTD tips for employers

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A  podcast from barristers at Cloisters discussing the practical ramifications of the Court of Appeal decision in Efobi, including what evidence each party is expected to present or seek in discrimination claims for the purpose of Stage 1, and the extent of the assistance a litigant in person can expect from a tribunal. Watch now

An inciteful article from Emplaw authors, Gowling WLG, taking a look at the recent CJEU ruling that, in order to comply with the EU Working Time Directive, employers are obliged to maintain reliable records, and how the decision may affect UK employers.
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An article by Emplaw authors, Gowling WLG on pension benefits, which, contrary to the general position,do transfer under TUPE.

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An article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin looking at the issues employers need to be aware of during Ramadan and how they can support their staff.

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Using the holidays to catch up on employment law changes this year? The government’s programme flows from The Good Work Plan. Our updated  briefing on the Plan and subsequent developments is essential reading. 

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