Employment Law News Updates

Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

A podcast and accompanying article from Emplaw Online authors, Gowling WLG in which they discuss 2019's hot employment law topics that employers need to have on their radar, from holiday pay calculations to whistleblowing to tribunal proceedings and much more. 

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Included in this edition are reports on the announcement  of a policy surrounding the naming and shaming of unpaid employment tribunal awards,  the start of consultation on salaried workers and salary sacrifice schemes, more detail on the government's response to the Women and Equalities select committee’s report on sexual harassment in the workplace, and updated ICO guidance well as links to the latest articles at emplaw.co.uk including  Employing EU citizens in the UK – what you need to know  and Corporate governance - the Wates principles for large private companies explained

For Emplaw Online subscribers, there are also professional summaries of the latest key cases with links to full reports

 

The Wates Principles on corporate governance apply to company reporting for financial years starting on or after 1 January 2019 , They apply on a voluntary ‘apply and explain’ basis to large private companies. This article from Emplaw examines  the six principles , namely purpose and leadership, board composition, director responsibilities,  opportunity and risk,  remuneration,  shareholder relationships and engagement read more

From non-disclosure agreements to the gig economy, from whistleblowing to corporate governance and new family rights, there have been some key developments in 2018. Click here for our annual essential summary of the year's employment happenings and to know what to look out for in 2019.

 

This is your one-stop, once per month read to keep you up-to-date in the field of employment law. Includes need to know information and guidance for employers/ees and their advisors, including a practical guide from the DWP on employing people with a disability or health condition as well as what Gender Pay Gap Reporting  has shown and new guidance for solicitors. Legislative updates include a bill aimed at extending Shared Parental Leave and Pay to  for workers, including the self-employed and of course Brexit - what does a no deal mean for employment law?

For Emplaw Online subscribers, there are also professional summaries of the latest key cases with links to full reports

Click here for Emplaw Monthly - End of November 2018

The key points arising are set out in this short article from Emplaw authors , Moorcrofts, which follows the publication by the GEO of their report Gender Pay Gap Information Regulations 2017: Summary of Reported Data from 2017/2018

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Pensions and employment experts at Gowling WLG (who author the Emplaw cards on Pensions) consider what employers need to think about in the lead up to steady state, including considering whether scheme rule changes are needed, and how to communicate the changes with staff.

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We are the 'most comprehensive employment law information site available’, say Business & Industry Today (B&I) who have awarded us  Information Company of the Year 2018.

As a company we are recognised for our ‘continuing passion, incredible knowledge and services to employment law’ and the site is hailed as  'providing information that is accurate and succinct – but written in a way that is understandable'' and 'constantly updated and adapted to the needs of employers and their advisors, employee organisations and others who need to know their employment law'. 

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What is vicarious liability and how do the courts interpret it for employers today? For a short article from Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG, please click here

Contrary to many predictions, this was Philip’s Hammond’s stated ‘end to austerity’ Budget. Or, more precisely, ‘nearly end of austerity’…

Click here for an original article for Emplaw Online readers which summarises the key points for employment specialists