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work life balance
5
Oct
2018

This week is National Work Life Week and the aim is to achieve awareness and improvement in relation to wellbeing at work and promoting a work-life balance.

The issue of data security has again taken centre stage after the High Court recently held Morrisons Supermarket to be vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s deliberate disclosure of co-workers’ personal data
15
May
2018

The issue of data security has again taken centre stage after the High Court recently held Morrisons Supermarket to be vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s deliberate disclosure of co-workers’ personal data.

can an employer monitor staff without infringing privacy
15
Jan
2018

The question of where the boundary lies between an employer’s need to monitor staff and an employee’s right to privacy has once again landed at the European Court of Human Rights’ door.

Employee Dismissal
22
Dec
2017

The end of last month saw the Employment Appeal Tribunal rule that an employer had unfairly dismissed an employee for failing to present evidence of their right to work.

employment law round up 2017
14
Dec
2017

As the end of 2017 draws near, we’ve looked back on some of the significant changes and employment tribunal decisions of the year in the employment and HR world!

Employment Tribunal fees refund
24
Oct
2017

Following our last update on the Supreme Court’s judgment, which quashed the decision to impose fees in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal, the M o J has announced the opening stage of its fees refund scheme.

Asda equal pay
16
Oct
2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the decision that claimants working in Asda’s retail stores can compare themselves with distribution depot employees for the purposes of an equal pay claim of equal value.

Maternity-leave
12
Oct
2017

It is important that employers take the necessary measures to make the transition back into work from maternity leave as smooth as possible.

Foster carers
12
Oct
2017

A claim has been filed against Hampshire County Council that has the potential to significantly alter the employment rights of foster care workers.

Work life week
3
Oct
2017

This week is National Work Life Week! An annual campaign run by a charity called Working Families, the UK’s work life balance charity.