Employment law update – August 2019
Welcome to this month’s update with topics as scorching hot as we would hope for weather in August!
This issue covers a change in the law for employment competition for the first time in 100 years, the biggest data breach penalty yet and an employee secretly recording a meeting with HR.
With changes to divorce legislation on the horizon, we also feature guest article from our family team with useful pointers on how employers can better support employees going through a divorce.
As always, our expert team are more than happy to answer any queries you may have.
Employment law update – June 2019
This month’s update covers the possible extended redundancy protection for new parents, how a training session resulted in a successful racial harassment claim and the COA’s ruling that men on
shared parental leave need not be paid as much as women who are on enhanced maternity pay.
Our June issue also features a guest article from our immigration team giving useful pointers for employers to ensure that they are compliant with rules relating to overseas workers.
Tech update – Spring Summer 2019
Welcome to the Spring/Summer technology update, where we provide you with the latest information in the technology sector about key issues affecting you and your businesses.
Employment law update – April 2019
April’s update covers the recently released ‘right to work’ online checking system, delves into the evolving world of whistleblowing and discusses a few cases highlighting the importance of rest breaks.
Our April issue also features a guest article from our corporate team, detailing how employers can work towards promoting and maintaining employee engagement.
Employment law update – March 2019
In this edition we therefore look at what companies should do to prepare for any further cold episodes we may experience this winter. We also bring you another case looking at employment status; and our feature article this month is from our immigration team who consider how you can protect your business after Brexit.
Rural news – edition 8
In this edition we introduce you to members of our wider rural team and have included their articles on immigration solutions for farm workers post-BREXIT and professional negligence. As well as up-to-date information and articles on rural property and private client matters: mixed use advice for SDLT, assets of community value, tips for succession planning and more.
Employment law update – December 2018
With the holiday season fast approaching we hope you enjoy reading through our last update of 2018.
In this edition we look at a dramatic rise in Employment Tribunal claims since fees for bringing an employment claim were abolished in July 2017.
We comment on the ruling of one of the most highly anticipated court judgements on the year – the ‘Gay Cake’ ruling.
We also provide an update on recent cases and news articles including bereavement leave and the right for working parents to have paid leave if they lose a child.
Technology update – Winter 2018
In this edition we outline our top five rules for transactions and discuss the new framework for exchanges of personal data between the EU and US for commercial purposes.
Employment law update – October 2018
As autumn arrives, we provide you with this month’s edition where we take a look at the new Government LGBT action plan to help you as employers and employees deal with LGBT discrimination.
Also in this month’s issue, we dig deeper into a recent case about holiday pay and whether voluntary overtime should be included. We also consider whether employers are required to pay national minimum wage for sleep-in/on-call workers.