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Modern Slavery: an update from the UK government
The UK government recently published the 2019 UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery.
Gender Pay Gap: approaching the second reporting date
The second deadline of 4 April 2019 for employers to report on their gender pay gap is fast approaching
Uber loses appeal, but gains first judicial support
The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the EAT that Uber drivers are “workers” and therefore entitled to certain rights.
Can an employer ever dismiss an employee on long term disability benefits?
The EAT decision in Awan v ICTS reminds us of the difficulties faced when seeking to dismiss an employee who's absent on sickness benefits.
What next for the GIG Economy? The Good Work Plan
The Government has published its Good Work Plan which it hailed as the “largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights”.
Part-time worker treated less favourably
The Court of Appeal has held that a part-time member of cabin crew was treated less favourably under the Part-Time Workers Regulations 2000
The Modern Slavery Act – is it going to have more of an impact?
On 30 July 2018, the Home Office announced that they were launching an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act.
As ACAS note, “drink fuelled behaviour is the root cause of many tribunal claims each year.”