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Government to produce guidance on workplace dress codes

During a House of Commons discussion relating to the e-petition on dress codes and high heels in the workplace, the Government indicated that it is developing guidance on dress standards at work.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 29 March 2017

ONS data shows sickness levels at record low

The latest ONS ‘Sickness absence in the labour market 2016’ analysis shows that an estimated 137.3m working days were lost due to sickness or injury in the UK in 2016, equivalent to 4.3 days per worker.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 22 March 2017

ECJ rules in headscarf ban cases

ECJ rules in headscarf ban cases: Achbita - no direct discrimination where rule prohibits wearing of any religious sign; Bougnaoui - a ban cannot be justified on the basis of being a genuine occupational requirement.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 20 March 2017

New discount rate for personal injury claims

The Lord Chancellor has announced changes to personal injury compensation payments which will lead to a rise in the awards made in courts and tribunal cases, and the calculation of settlements.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 15 March 2017