Maternity rights and obligations have led the way this month. Whilst the Consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents closed last month and the response is awaited, we saw the Women and Equalities Committee, not only publish its submissions to the consultation but also introduce a Bill to prevent women on maternity leave from being made redundant. Meanwhile the TUC has published a new guide on pregnancy, breastfeeding and health and safety. Case wise, the Court of Appeal rules that it was not unlawful to pay a lower rate of shared parental pay than maternity pay. 

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.

 

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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Your intelligent one-stop monthly read to keep you up to date. This month’s edition includes Need To Know information such as a new EHRC helpline for advisors and Guidance on IR 35,  as well as updates on the legislation flowing from The Good Work Plan and links to the latest from Emplaw authors, including a webinar on TUPE and Insolvency and Neurodiversity, autism and the workplace

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

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Employing EU citizens in the UK in the context of Brexit

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On the basis that Brexit goes ahead, this Card considers employing EU citizens  in the UK, with or without the November 2018 proposed deal.

It also explains the proposals for a new immigration system for the UK, applying to EU and non-EU citizens from 2021.

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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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Join Emplaw authors Gowling WLG for a webinar on 7th May covering how TUPE applies when there is an Insolvency situation. The presenters will look at the consequences of TUPE applying in various types of insolvency scenario and how to manage the risks that creates. 

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Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin put the case for realising the benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace. This follows the release of a suite of new guidance from Acas on the topic, as reported in last month's Emplaw Monthly.

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Click here for the report and links to the Acas guidance

This concise article from Emplaw summarizes the  position of EU citizens working in the UK, with or without the current proposed deal. It also explains the proposals for a new immigration system for the UK, applying to EU and non-EU citizens from 2021. Read more.....