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Here we publish information on the latest employment law news stories

An article explaining how the DPB and the GDPR work together and to what extent, in the context of the employment relationship, these represent changes to the regime under the DPA 1998. The card also sets out a summary of the practical key points and steps for employers to take. The law card is part of the Emplaw Online series of summary guides to recent and upcoming legislation usually available only to subscribers but with only a month to go, we have opened up access for all

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Emplaw Online authors, Gowling WLG, explain the recent EAT decision in in Ali v Capita Customer Management Limited that it is not direct sex discrimination for employers to offer 14 weeks' enhanced maternity pay but only statutory Shared Parental Leave pay. 

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Click here for the March 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which includes a reminder of all the key April changes, GDPR latest and family friendly updates plus summaries of the latest key cases, as well as links to our latest content including The Data Protection Bill and GDPR - what employers need to know- a new law card explaining how the DPB and the GDPR work together and the practical key points and steps for employers to take,  

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A free seminar from Emplaw Online authors Lewis Silkin to be held on 30th May at 5pm in London

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Tom Coghlin QC gives an incisive summary of a decision which brings much-needed clarification to the rights of agency workers to the same basic working conditions under the Agency Worker Regulations 2010. Emplaw Online author Nathaniel Caiden of Cloisters appeared for the successful appellant.

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Click here for the February 2018 edition of Emplaw Monthly which reviews the latest employment law news including GDPR latest, updates to extended rights to workers post the Taylor Review, increases to statutory rates from April as well as the changes to the taxation of termination payments, and links to our latest articles including the most incisive summary we have read of the Government Response to the Taylor Review: Good Work? from Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG.


An invite from Emplaw contributors Moorcrofts to a free seminar providing a general employment law update looking at the impact of recent cases and employment changes as well as looking ahead to what is coming up that will have an impact for employers. With GDPR, gender pay gap reporting and the Government’s plans to implement the Taylor “Good Work” report just a few of the topics that they will be covering, there should be lots to discuss.

The seminar, which is suitable for HR professionals, senior managers and business owners takes place near Marlow in the Thames Valley on 14th March 9-11:30am. For more information and to register, please click here

Claire Perry, Legal Director from Emplaw Online and Rachel Mulligan from The Compliance School present a  lunchtime learning session which examines what the GDPR and the Data Protection Bill mean for professional services, in particular for knowledge management. Suitable for anyone in a knowledge intensive organisation, but particularly useful for the legal and accountancy sectors. 

The event takes place this Thursday 22nd February in Bristol. For more information and to book please click here

An excellent article from Emplaw Online authors Gowling WLG with an incisive summary of what the plan covers and its potential impact, as well as what has been ruled out.

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Getting ready for the GDPR- essential guides on the legal issues and practical steps that everyone involved in pensions will need to think about. An article from Gowling WLG who author Emplaw Online's content on Pensions.

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