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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.

Pension Awareness day 2017
14
Sep
2017

Pension Awareness Day is an award-winning campaign that is taking place on 15 September. The main purpose of the day is to encourage and promote the importance of “saving for the future and to alert the nation that it is not saving enough for retirement”.

National Payroll Week 2017
4
Sep
2017

National Payroll Week (NPW), as unusual as it may sound, recognises and celebrates the key contribution payroll and HR teams have on businesses and on the economy throughout the UK.

What do the GDPR changes mean for HR?
24
Aug
2017

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May 2018, HR teams are at the heart of processing personal data and are a key player throughout the change.

Too quick to suspend
21
Aug
2017

The High Court has found in the recent case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth that suspension should not be the default option in employment matters and that an employee should only be suspended if there is no reasonable alternative option.

Redundancy after sickness absence: disability discrimination or business efficiency? A blurred line
16
Aug
2017

The EAT (Employment Appeal Tribunal) emphasised that it’s fact specific when it comes to assessing an employee’s alleged unfavourable treatment and the causes in relation to their treatment.