Tag: Employment law

Careers: What’s it like being an employment lawyer?

From the gig economy to the #MeToo campaign, employment law is rarely out of the news. But...

Three things we have learned from Jeffrey v British Council

Employers who recruit staff in the UK but employ them overseas could face actions under domestic tribunals...

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,...

The Apprenticeship Levy: Do good intentions make for bad policy?

There are few employers who would say that alternative routes into the workplace are a bad thing....

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...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (14 July)

A Muslim woman, dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf, was directly discriminated against (AG's opinion in...

Five things we know about…Gender Pay Gap Reports

On 1 October 2016, it is anticipated that regulations will come into force in the UK which...

The summer of sport: top tips for employers

A summer of sporting fun has already kicked off with UEFA Euro 2016 well under-way and the...

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