The UK Government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child under the age of 18.
Entrepreneurs who have worked hard to grow their business and wealth, want to spend their money as they choose in their later years and recognise that this could include covering care costs.
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The government has announced a number of changes to the national minimum wage (NMW) regulations in a bid to tackle criticisms previously levied at the rules.
By way of update, in early February 2020, HMRC provided some clarification about the new off payroll rules.
Judge finds views were incompatible with human decency and conflicted with the fundamental rights of others.
The coronavirus outbreak throws up numerous employment law issues, including questions about travel, health and safety concerns and discrimination claim risks.
In Casamitjama v League Against Cruel Sports ("LACS") an Employment Tribunal (ET) has ruled at a preliminary hearing that ethical veganism...
At the end of 2019, courts in the UK decided that ethical veganism is a protected philosophical belief under discrimination legislation.
In 2019, the scope of "protected beliefs" hit headlines as a tribunal found that "ethical veganism" — a form of veganism that involves avoiding all forms of animal exploitation and harm...
The number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to rise – at this writing, topping 40,000 infected with more than 900 deaths – and the world is on high alert.
The UK Equality and Human Rights Commission has published substantial new guidance on sexual harassment and harassment at work, ...
The Court of Appeal decision in Guest Services Worldwide Ltd v Shelmerdine found that a non-compete covenant...
A tribunal or court can only hear a whistleblowing claim against a British employer from someone working outside ...
A physical or mental condition only amounts to a disability under the Equality Act...
Nick looks at two recent important employment tribunal cases.
What is on your HR agenda for the year? After three years of relatively few employment law legislative changes, 2020 sees a return to the pre-Referendum level high number of legislative changes employers
In this edition of Pensions Ombudsman Round-Up we look at some determinations from August and September 2020, which cover the following issues:
Dismissal and breach of right to privacy were justified by potential risk to employer's reputation as statutory safeguarding partner.
Whistleblowing continues to be in the news and is very much the focus of many a regulator. It is also being recognised - when done and managed properly ...