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Government consults on restricting exit payments in the public sector

The Government introduced powers to cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 by way of secondary legislation. HM Treasury has opened a consultation which sets out the proposed draft regulations.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 24 April 2019

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Acas release guidance on Neurodiversity in the workplace

Acas has released new guidance to help organisations understand and better support neurodiversity - the different ways the brain can work and interpret information - in the workplace, thereby making work more inclusive and help to address disability issues.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 6 April 2019


Comment likening a baguette to a dildo was sexual harassment 

In Henderson v Stessa Leisure (Tynemouth) Ltd, H complained after two colleagues engaged in discussion with H where they asked her if she had undertaken bawdy sexual acts with others on a holiday to Greece. One of them also commented on her figure when she was wearing leggings and about her eating a baguette.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 2 April 2019


Government launches its first holiday pay advertising campaign

The Government has launched an advertising campaign encouraging workers to understand their holiday pay rights and employers to understand their legal obligations. It aims to reach workers and employers through video on-demand, Spotify advertising, and digital website and social media advertising

Article by: Makbool Javaid 31 March 2019