2017

Bulletin – October 2017

[16-October-17 13:08:28]
Bulletin – October 2017 The unmistakable hints of Christmas that are appearing in shops are signaling that 2017 is nearing its close. With next year...

Establishing indirect discrimination

[30-August-17 16:12:03]
Establishing indirect discrimination Trayhorn v The Secretary of State for Justice Mr Trayhorn worked as a gardener in a prison. He was also a Pentecostal...

Tackling the pay gap

[30-August-17 16:01:51]
Tackling the pay gap Following the introduction of gender pay gap reporting in April this year, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has published six...

When is treatment unfavourable?

[30-August-17 15:49:51]
When is treatment unfavourable? Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme   Unfavourable treatment is an essential element of a disability...

Menopause at work

[30-August-17 15:42:55]
Menopause at work The Department for Education has published a report that looks at the effects of the menopause on working women. Hot flushes, insomnia...

Is voluntary overtime part of ‘normal pay’?

[30-August-17 15:33:51]
Is voluntary overtime part of ‘normal pay’? Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others Holiday pay calculations continue to cause difficulties for employers, with...

Fees no more

[30-August-17 15:24:56]
Fees no more R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor A four-year challenge to the introduction of tribunal fees has ended in victory...

Private interests covered by whistleblowing

[29-August-17 10:21:41]
  Private interests covered by whistleblowing Chesterton Global Ltd v Nurmohamed Cast your minds back and you might recall our report of the Employment Appeal...

Employee jailed for breaching injunction

[29-August-17 10:16:01]
Employee jailed for breaching injunction OCS Group UK Ltd v Dadi and others Mr Dadi had been accused of breaches of the employment relationship. His...

BULLETIN – September 2017

[29-August-17 9:51:12]
BULLETIN – September 2017 July and August may not have delivered the perfect summer. But, by way of silver lining, we have had some significant...

BULLETIN – Recruitment

[11-August-17 16:52:01]
BULLETIN – Recruitment Welcome to this special edition of our employment law update. It’s about recruitment and how to avoid some of the pitfalls. Workplace...

Widespread wages failures revealed

[4-August-17 10:14:56]
Widespread wages failures revealed Research has revealed some alarming truths about breaches of employment rights. A preliminary report by Unpaid Britain – a project established...