Noise in the Workplace – what are the legal requirements?

How many times do bulletins come through from various sources identifying that yet another business or director has been prosecuted for failing to comply with even the most basic of

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Staff on ‘stand by’ could be classed as ‘working time’

In Ville de Nivelles v Matzak, the ECJ has held that time spent by firefighters where they are on “stand by” at home, but can be required to report for

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The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2018 is coming into force on 6 April 2018

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2018 is coming into force on 6 April 2018 which contains the normal annual increases to tribunal awards. Key increases are:- maximum week’s

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Discrimination law and the rights of pregnant women and new mothers

The BBC news has today reported on how Sarah Rees was discriminated against on the grounds of pregnancy and maternity, and by looking at the findings from the YouGov survey

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A warning for employers using CCTV to monitor staff at work…

Early this year, the European Court on Human Rights found that an employer was in breach of the right to privacy due to covert surveillance at work. In this case

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Tesco faces Britain’s largest ever equal pay claim

Just days after announcing large scale redundancies, Tesco has been hit with legal action on behalf of nearly 100 of its female employees who are alleging that they are paid

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Howarths on the pitch – have you seen us yet?

Despite the headline above, we haven’t turned into a team of premier league footballers overnight! Instead, we’re delighted to have recently had new signage installed in the stands at the

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The Howarth Foundation invite you to join their free seminar to help the homeless!

The homeless of Leeds and businesses in the city are inextricably linked and enjoy a unique mutual and undervalued benefit. For the homeless or recently rehoused, who have perhaps experienced

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