There is to be an influx of employment law changes coming into effect as of 1 October 2014, tackling many social issues such as fathers’ rights, equal pay, more protection for reservists and an increase in the national minimum wage. By Emily Chalkley, Associate Solicitor, Charles Russell LLP.
Published: 30 September 2014
Britain has been revealed to be a nation of hidden business fleets, with a third of British drivers who drive as part of their job shown to be uninsured for business miles. On average, these drivers clock up 4,708 uninsured business miles per year whilst driving for work.
Published: 12 September 2014
Contrary to popular stereotypes which portray drug users as homeless, unemployed or on the edge of society, almost one in ten of the UK workforce admits to recent drug misuse, according to a report commissioned by the Department of Health in 2012. With comment from Dr Paul Yates, from Intelligent Fingerprinting.
Published: 8 September 2014
The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court's decision that a contractual disciplinary procedure did not allow an employer to increase a disciplinary sanction on appeal. In the absence of an express contractual right to increase the sanction on appeal, no such power will be implied into the contract.
Published: 4 August 2014
Over the last two years, changes to employment law have resulted in a paradigm shift in the arena of employment disputes. Mike Wilson, Partner in the employment team at law firm Blake Lapthorn, outlines the impact and potential benefits.
Published: 28 May 2014
What with unprecedented levels of challenge and change ahead
Published: 16 April 2014
The legislation that effected auto-enrolment has created the widest ranging change in pensions for a generation or two.
Published: 3 April 2014
As outsourcing HR becomes increasingly common
Published: 13 January 2014
This article reports on two recent employment law
Published: 24 September 2013
Statutory discrimination questionnaires have existed largely in the same form
Published: 13 September 2013