The one-stop read to keep you up to date..With the holiday season upon us, our articles include an essential round up of the key cases of 2019 and what cases to look out for in 2020. We also report on the upcoming employment law developments signposted in last week's Queens Speech, as well as a reminder of what is already in progress from the previous Tory administration.
Our article considers what the statements made at recent Party conferences, in the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos and in the Queen’s Speech suggest about possible employment law reforms post election
Whilst most eyes are on manifesto promises, we are also reporting a bumper amount of interesting cases this month including a Supreme Court decision analysing when an employee may be entitled to compensation for an invention, a Court of Appeal decision regarding philosophical belief and the EAT on liability (or not) for failing to prevent third-party harassment.
A very interesting article from barristers Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters from Cloisters considering the equality implications of artificial intelligence and automated decision-making in government, in particular, through consideration of the Settled Status scheme and the use of a Risk-Based verification (RBV) systems