Employment News

What's new March 2017? National Living Wage, tribunal compensation levels, damages and more...

What's happening this month? Well what an exciting month we have ahead as we kick off our HR Breakfast Club sessions for 2017. In this round of sessions we will be looking at the challenges and risks posed by social media in the workplace. This is...

What's new February 2017? Diabetes, expired warnings and reasonable adjustments...

What did we get up to last month? We are pleased to confirm dates have been set for the next round of HR Breakfast Club seminars on Social Media in the Workplace and invitations will be emailed out very shortly. It promises to be interesting, informative...

What's new January 2017? Confidentiality clauses, stress and more...

What did we get up to last month? We hope you have had a good break over the festive period and are looking forward to a busy 2017! Last month we concluded our last round of HR Breakfast Club sessions for 2016 when we discussed the possible implications...

What's new December 2016? Christmas party tips and more...

What did we get up to last month? As the year comes to an end we welcomed the last round of our very popular HR Breakfast Club Seminars for 2016 and, following a high number of requests, we decided to address the much anticipated issue of Brexit. We would...

What's new November 2016? Uber and more...

What did we get up to last month? It's been all change here over the last month - whilst we wish Katharine Holliday all the best as she heads off on maternity leave we welcome Nicky Cockerill to the team as a Senior Solicitor. Nicky qualified in...

What's new October 2016? Maternity rights and reasonable adjustments

What did we get up to last month? Our HR Breakfast seminars on the subject of changing terms and conditions went really well - thank you to everyone who attended and left such positive feedback; we're glad you enjoyed it. We saw the report published...

What's new September 2016? Holiday pay and more...

What did we get up to last month? You may have seen the results of study run jointly by the Trades Union Congress and the Everyday Sexism Project which found that more than half of women have been sexually harassed at work at some point during their...

What's new August 2016? Working conditions and unfair dismissal

What did we get up to last month? We reported in our June bulletin that Mike Ashley, owner of Sports Direct, had appeared before the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee to respond to questions about working practices within the company. The...

What's new June 2016? Discrimination arising from disability and reasonable adjustments

What did we get up to last month? We read with interest the answers that Mike Ashley , owner of Sports Direct, gave to MPs when called to give evidence about working conditions at the company's warehouse in Shirebrook. Concerns include breaches of...

What's new May 2016? National Living Wage and dismissal for SOSR

What did we get up to last month? We read a number of reports concerning the introduction of the National Living Wage which came into effect on 1 April 2016. If the reports are to be believed, a number of employers have looked to balance their payroll...
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