The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published a new set of Q&As on (i) EU Regulation 2015/2450 covering the templates to submit information to the supervisory authorities and (ii) Regulation No 2015/2452 with regard to the procedures, formats and templates of the Solvency and Financial Condition Report
On April 1 2017, the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz) came into force bringing major changes for agencies and their clients.
The Government of Gibraltar have published new pension regulations that will take immediate effect.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent decision of the Labour Court serves as a useful reminder to employers that there is another route other than the Unfair Dismissals Acts by which an aggrieved employee can claim against an employer for a dismissal.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A quiet revolution is about to occur in the UK concerning the manner and ease in which people can gain access to information on their pensions savings.
In an interesting case (First Personnel Services Limited v Halfords Limited) decided at the end of 2016, a client terminated the services of a recruitment agency with which it had dealt over many years...
Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
A recent case heard in the Italian courts may be influential in changing the approach employers have to work related mobile phone use.
The UK's controversial introduction of a 25% tax charge on the transfers from UK pensions to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes has found backing from the Malta Association of Retirement Scheme Practitioners.
In the Netherlands, both employer and employee have various obligations during illness.
One in five people working in law firms in Spain and
Portugal know of a colleague who has been bullied or sexually
harassed, new research shows – it's time for the
profession to do more to address this issue
In many Swiss hospitals, mandatory labour laws are a 'dead letter': 52% of doctors do not adhere to the maximum weekly working time of 50 hours, which has been in force since 2005.
Already today the generation of workers older than 50 years is the largest group on the labor market in Switzerland - and it continues to grow.
Matthew Taylor, former head of Blair's Number 10 Policy Unit, is due to publish a report on the gig economy this summer. A number of themes have emerged from his interviews and discussions with the press to date.
Good charities need good people. Those people are often volunteers, trustees, employees, advisers, and everyone in between. But what rights, if any, do they have?
With greater public awareness, political interest and transparency around the importance of good workplace mental health and wellbeing, more and more employers are reviewing their activities in this space.
In Boxer v. Excel Group Services Ltd ET/3200365/2016, Mr Boxer brought a successful claim against Excel Group Services Ltd (Excel) for one week's holiday pay.
Clyde & Co
Compensation and Benefits is often at the centre of key debates on the workforce in any business; issues of how to attract talent and how to retain it will often come back to a discussion of whether an employer is paying enough in salaries or offering the right set of benefits or bonus and commission structure.
April is a key month for employment law changes and this April is no different. 6 April is "D-Day" for a number of significant changes. By way of reminder:
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Today, the UK mandatory gender pay reporting regime will come into force under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.