The Law Society has suggested a reform for the Employment Tribunal system. The reform will change the structure of the ET, introducing a system where each case will be dealt with at the appropriate level
Along with the National Living Wage increase in April 2016, the Government will introduce further changes to the National Minimum Wage system by implementing even stronger enforcement of the minimum rates.
In another attempt to tighten the immigration rules, the Government has declared that employers who hire illegal immigrants could have their firm closed for a period of time. Takeaways and off-licences
The British Waterways Board v Smith case set out that posting Facebook comments about drinking while at work can result in a fair dismissal. The EAT held that as long as the employer has carried out a
The consultation on preventing misuse of the term “apprenticeships” in relation to unauthorised training has opened on 29th July and will continue until 19th August 2015. The relevant groups of prospective
The topic of associative discrimination has been brought back into the spotlight after the judgement of the recent case of Truman v Bibby Distribution Ltd.
Associative discrimination covers discrimination
Employees who are on sick leave for an entire leave year will only be able to maintain their entitlement to take leave which was accrued whilst off sick for a period of 18 months, an Employment Appeal
Hot on the heels of the Spring Budget, Chancellor George Osborne last week set out the Government’s financial plans. There were some significant announcements for employers in respect of employment law,
The Northern Irish Court of Appeal has dealt with the inevitable issue of whether an element to represent voluntary overtime should be included in holiday day.
The EAT in England decided, in the recent
This year, Ramadan started on 18th June and will end on 17th July. Many Muslims will be taking part in the observance of this religious festival and this may have an impact within the workplace. Employers