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Oil, Mining, Gas & Modern Slavery: new requirements for organisations
In an effort to improve human rights and eradicate slavery within the UK and beyond, the UK has introduced the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Harassment claim - £18,000 injury to feelings award
The case of AA Solicitors Ltd V Majid, Ms Majid was only employed for a few weeks, she was subjected to numerous acts of sexual harassment.
Protecting disabled person's pay may be reasonable adjustment
Disability discrimination provisions enable disabled employees contribute as much as possible in the workforce, not to treat them as charity
Holiday pay - voluntary overtime included
For some time now it has been clear that all elements of pay that are regularly made should be included in holiday pay.
Apprenticeship funding – how will the new levy work?
From April 2017 employers with a payroll of £3 million or more each year will have to pay an apprenticeship levy of 0.5% of their pay bill
More funds for HMRC – but employers are likely to pass on the cost
The government has published its response to the consultation on how termination payments should be treated
Most people would agree that circumstances that create the potential for an increased risk to children in the care of a school
"But I thought you went to Harvard?!"
For some the temptation to embellish their résumé is irresistible and recent data shows it is on the increase.