If you thought your firm was exempt from the gender pay gap
regulations, please think again. A recent clarification from the
Government has suggested that the definition of 'employee'
is wider than originally thought. The regulations do not just
require reporting on employees but also agency staff, atypical
workers, LLP members, casual staff and even self-employed
contractors. This may well take your business over the reporting
threshold which kicks in when your business has 250 or more
'employees'. We await the publication of the final form
regulations this year, which will confirm exactly which staff are
caught by the regulations. In this interim period, if you are doing
dry run, we encourage you to collect data, on a privileged basis,
on the pay received by all of your staff who fall into the above
category. This exercise will give your organisation an insight into
what the data for your business will look like at the snapshot date
next year and give you time to make changes if you feel it is
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The seminar will take place on 31 March 2017. It aims to provide German companies with an overview of the latest developments in relation to insurance coverage, banking transactions and legal aspects of doing business with Iran.
The employment landscape is one that is constantly shifting. Employers who fail to keep up with the changes do so at their peril.
We are pleased to invite you to this seminar, designed to help in-house counsel and HR practitioners get to grips with key recent and forthcoming developments in employment, pensions and immigration law and practice and what they mean for your workforce.
In SSE Generation Limited v Hochtief Solutions AG and another decided on 21st December 2016, the Court of Session in Scotland considered a contractor's potential design liability under the NEC Form of Contract.
Case law concerning the Agency Worker Regulations remains limited. We recently advised a recruitment business involved in a dispute with a "temp" and a hirer regarding who was liable for an alleged breach of AWR Regulation 5.
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