Mondaq UK: Employment and HR
Shepherd & Wedderburn
Compensation limits for certain tribunal awards and statutory payments will increase in line with the September RPI from 6 April 2018.
Mishcon de Reya
Gender pay is making headlines, but why now? From 6 April 2017 employers in the UK with 250 or more employees are required to publish figures on their own website and a dedicated government website, ...
Dentons
The Taylor Review (or, to use its formal title, the Review of Modern Working Practices) was published back in July 2017 and made over 50 recommendations.
Dentons
The following yearly increases have been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 6 April 2018:
Clyde & Co
No, says a UK employment tribunal in a recent case brought by part-time Qantas cabin crew for indirect sex discrimination after their employer decided to include them ...
Mishcon de Reya
Gender pay is making headlines, but why now? From 6 April 2017 employers in the UK with 250 or more employees are required to publish figures on their own website ...
Gowling WLG
The Government's press release states it has "acted on" all but one of the Taylor Report recommendations and all but one of the House Select Committee's recommendations.
Dentons
The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Donelien v. Liberata UK Ltd and provided reassurance to employers that they can rely on occupation health advisers in deciding the question of disability.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
Our head of employment law, Anthony Purvis has given his comments to The Law Society Gazette in response to the government's decision to defer on reform of the so-called 'gig economy'.
Dentons
Earlier this week, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy revealed that as little as around 2% of eligible couples are taking up their entitlement to Shared Parental Leave (SPL). At the same time, the government announced that it will spend £1.5 million on a campaign drive which will be known as "Share the Joy".
Gowling WLG
What is on your agenda for the coming year? 2018 will be another year dominated by Brexit's large shadow. Nevertheless, the fast pace of employment law developments is showing no signs of slowing down.
Gowling WLG
Pension schemes merge for a number of reasons, usually to enjoy the benefits of economies of scale.
Gowling WLG
This week saw key decisions from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) on whether transitional provisions which protected older pension scheme members from the impact of a reform of their pension schemes amounted to age discrimination.
Stephenson Harwood
This edition of snapshot summarises some of the key legal and regulatory developments that occurred up to the end of January 2018 in relation to occupational pension schemes
Clyde & Co
All this demonstrates is a slew of one gender rather than the other in specific roles of varying seniority.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
A clear message to large employers has been issued to ensure that they take the Gender Pay Gap Regulations (GPGR)...
Wrigleys Solicitors
Yes, maybe. Schools should be aware that an unclear COT3 settlement agreement could allow an employee to bring future employment tribunal claims.
Mishcon de Reya
It will be some months before we have a better idea of exactly how exactly the government is going to address the concerns raised in the Taylor Review.
Clyde & Co
Employee share schemes are designed to encourage employees to become shareholders in their employer company. These schemes can take a variety of forms.
Clyde & Co
From confronting the challenges of the gig economy and modern ways of working, to enhancing employment protections and ensuring vulnerable workers ...
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Brodies LLP
In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Limited the Court of Appeal held that a post-termination non-compete restrictive covenant in the employment contract of a senior executive was unenforceable.
ICSA
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Pinsent Masons LLP
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Gowling WLG
When it comes to transgender employees in the workplace, should we rely on policies to dictate a firm's culture or vice versa? We sat down with Clare Fielding, a trans-person and partner at Town Legal LLP...
TMF Group
The classic model of having an internal payroll department doesn't work today for many businesses.
Dentons
The European Court of Human Rights has found that the covert surveillance of an employee at his or her workplace must be considered to be a considerable intrusion into his or her private life.
Dentons
A report by the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has concluded that the level of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) in the UK is "manifestly inadequate".
Dentons
Many key employment developments are geared up to take effect in 2018.
Dentons
At the moment contractual payments in lieu of notice are subject to tax and NIC deductions.
Stephenson Harwood
This edition of snapshot summarises some of the key legal and regulatory developments that occurred up to the end of December 2017 in relation to occupational pension schemes.
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