A third of workers don’t know pay discrimination is illegal

A third of women and men in work don’t realise that pay discrimination is illegal, according to...

The view from HR: sexual harassment and how organisations need to change

It's fair to say that Hollywood and Westminster are atypical places to work. But when it comes...

Garden leave: a bonus protection?

Garden leave has become a fairly standard clause in many contracts. However, a recent case questioned how...

Employment Tribunal Judgments: is the new database a useful resource?

For anyone who wanted to look at Judgments of the Employment Tribunal, they have always been available...

The Taylor review: big changes on the way for employment-related law?

If the Taylor Review’s recommendations are implemented they will make a significant difference to all involved in...

Mistakes employers make when handling ill health dismissals

It can be tricky dismissing an employee who is off work for illness and if you get...

Top five Human Resource Brexit hotspots

We are now entering the final 12 months before the UK officially leaves the EU. Amongst the...

Give us a break … could compensation be awarded for failure to provide a 20 minute rest?

Could compensation be awarded for failure to provide a 20 minute rest? Ultimately, yes, says Serena Spink,...

Employment Tribunal Judgments: is the new database a useful resource?

For anyone who wanted to look at Judgments of the Employment Tribunal, they have always been available...

Drafting mental health laws in a post-apocalyptic world

Imagine drafting completely new laws to protect people with mental health problems in the workplace. What changes...

Pulling a sickie: what steps can employers take when employees are on the beach rather than in the sickbay?

Employees pulling a sickie is not a novel workplace irritant.  However the explosion of social media, smartphones...

Rising costs of sponsoring non-EEA nationals

A recent set of changes to the Immigration Rules means that as of 6 April 2017, it...

Working from the coffice? What employers need to know

As employees increasing skip the office and work in coffee shops or ‘coffices’, Tom Moyes, Partner at...

What happens when an employer wants to dismiss a whistleblower?

Whistleblowers are protected in law, so what happens when an employer wants to dismiss them? Here, David...

Case law summary: third party liability – from Bernard Manning to the Presidents club

Third party liability has been thrown into the spotlight this week, in the wake of the Presidents...

Brexit: what next for employers?

So after all the shouting, the half-truths and the speculation, there it is, a vote to Leave. ...