Five “Must-Do’s” in order to avoid the Employment Tribunal

Ending up in an Employment Tribunal is every employer’s worst nightmare and whilst an employer can never guarantee that they won’t be sued by a disgruntled employee, there are things

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5 steps businesses can take to get the best out of home workers

Home working within the SME market is a rising trend. Flexible working, the promotion of a “work-life balance” and technological advances are all contributing factors. Home working can and does

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Covert recordings at disciplinary meetings

In the recently decided case of Phoenix House Limited v Stockman [2019], it was held that an employee making a covert recording at work may be guilty of misconduct. Phoenix

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The Importance of Robust Restrictive Covenants

After what seemed like a long wait(!) the Supreme Court has now passed down its decision in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder, which involved the wording and overall

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Extension of redundancy protections?

The Government has recently responded to its consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and parents returning to work following family related leave, and has stated that it is

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Compulsory Gender Pay Gap reporting for Small Employers

Currently, gender pay reporting legislation requires employers with 250 or more employees to publish statutory calculations every year showing how large the pay gap is between their male and female

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From the Courts! Employers and Working Time

For now, the UK remains a member of the EU and is therefore bound by decisions which are passed down through the European court system. In a recent case involving

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The end of Employment Law as we know it? The Good Work Plan and what you need to know about it.

Published in December 2018, the Government’s Good Work Plan was billed as proposing some of the most radical changes to employment law in a generation. The policy paper circled around

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Employees, Workers or Self-Employed? That is the question.

The NCS programme may only operate for a period of short duration however, during this period there is a still a legal and contractual relationship between a Club and a

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NCS and the National Minimum Wage: Are you getting it right?

The NCS is a well-established scheme which all EFL Trusts will have experience in. Running a couple of times each year, the scheme provides young people with fantastic opportunities and

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