Includes Need To Know information such as the new Acas guidance on age discrimination and updates in right to work checking, the  updated tribunal compensation rates and benefits from April 2019 and the current consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents, as well as links to the latest articles at emplaw.co.uk including the Asda Equal Pay decision and Employing EU citizens in the UK – what you need to know 
For Emplaw subscribers, there are also professional summaries of the latest key cases with links to full reports

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Retained EU law is a legal term introduced under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and which captures EU-derived rights and legislation the government intends to retain and preserve in UK law for legal continuity after Brexit. This article from Kieran Laird, Head of Constitutional Affairs at  Emplaw authors Gowling WLG, examines the meaning, scope and status of, and provides practical tips for navigating and interpreting, retained law. Read more

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Asda equal pay decision

Click here for a succinct analysis by Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin, of the recent Court of Appeal’s ruling, in this long running dispute, that lower-paid, female retail staff can compare themselves to higher-paid, male distribution depot staff.

Click here for a succinct analysis by Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin, of the recent Court of Appeal’s ruling, in this long running dispute, that lower-paid, female retail staff can compare themselves to higher-paid, male distribution depot staff.

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

 

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EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE GUIDANCE/ADVISOR NEED TO KNOW

From 1st January 2021- a new Immigration system for the UK

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

On 17 December 2018 the government published its proposals to take forward some of the recommendations in the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (the Good Work Plan).

Click here for the Emplaw briefing which explains the proposals and the draft legislation that has already been introduced in some of the key areas.

 

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Your essential briefing on The Good Work Plan and what the draft legislation says