Archive for the Monthly updates Category

Employment Highlights – February 2018

Key dates to look out for: The Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill 2017-19 is scheduled to have its second reading debate on 16 March 2018. Fit for Work Service will end in England and Wales on 31 March 2018. First gender pay gap reports are due from the […]

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Employment Highlights – January 2018

The main news in January has been to make sure that Businesses are getting themselves ready for the GDPR final date in May. Privacy notices and consent being the main focus. Fit for Work scheme that was rolled out by the Government to provide smaller companies with […]

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Employment Highlights – November 2017

Highlights this month were outstanding holiday pay for those wrongly classified as self-employed or contractors and how far back they can claim; the employment status of Uber drivers and Deliveroo riders; unfair dismissal and confirmation that the tribunal fees have now been repaid. Holiday pay and working […]

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Employment highlights: October 2017

In the employment arena this month there is focus on Unfair dismissal, Discrimination, GDPR, Families and Pregnancy and a few other bits to temp you. Unfair dismissal The Court of Appeal has held that an employee was not automatically unfairly dismissed for making protected disclosures to her […]

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August 2017 Employment Highlights

Working time and time off. Advocate General Sharpston has given an opinion on whether time spent on “stand-by” duty is working time. It is for member states to determine whether the quality of time spent on stand-by duty is undermined to such a degree by any restrictions imposed by the […]

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