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'Dependent contractors' in a 'fair and decent' Gig Economy
11
Jul
2017

A long awaited inquiry looking into the status of those working in the “gig economy” has been published today. In the wake of ambiguity and vagueness concerning their status, the review is welcomed for shedding some light on the position of such workers.

Durkan v Hythe Royal British Legion Club Limited
27
Mar
2017

The case of Durkan v Hythe Royal British Legion Club Limited is an interesting one as it showed just how flawed a disciplinary process can be.

employment rates and limits 2017
2
Mar
2017

Following the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2017, we set out the changes to Tribunal awards and other statutory payments.

Kenbata v Westminster City Council
1
Mar
2017

Kenbata v Westminster City Council is an example of how behaviour that may seem completely normal, can potentially form the basis for a long and expensive battle before the Employment Tribunal.

Alcohol ban at lloyds london
24
Feb
2017

Our Employment team take a look at the alcohol consumption policy introduced by Lloyds of London last week.

employment tribunal
9
Feb
2017

Originally planned for autumn 2016, the Government’s online register of Employment Tribunal Judgments has now arrived.

employment tribunal
7
Feb
2017

On 31 January, the Ministry of Justice finally published its long awaited review of Employment Tribunal fees, If you need any advice in respect of dealing with claims to the Employment Tribunal contact our Employment team.

national sickie day
6
Feb
2017

Today is dubbed National Sickie Day with an estimated 350,000 Brits taking a sick day today, for guidance on how to manage sickness absence (genuine or ‘sickies’) contact our Employment team.

sexual-harassment in work place
26
Jan
2017

The Trade Union Congress published findings of a survey based on research into sexual harassment in the workplace – But is it still just a bit of banter?

Youre-sacked-lol
25
Jan
2017

Quick, informal communication such as text and email may not always be the most appropriate way to communicate.