Employment Law News


Court fees increase damaging access to justice, say MPs

20 June 2016

Lawyers welcome justice committee finding that access to justice must prevail over full cost recovery Disproportionate...

Gender pay reporting a top concern for employers

7 June 2016

Companies urged to plan ahead before new regulations come into force Gender pay reporting has been identified as one...
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‘Grandparental leave’ will hit businesses with more red-tape, claims lawyer

19 May 2016

Extension of shared parental leave to include grandparents will put pressure on businesses UK businesses will be hit...



13 June 2016

May you claim in interesting times

Sean Jones QC discusses the latest employment tribunal decisions involving civil restraint orders and religious and philosophical beliefs


10 May 2016

Gutierrez scores a victory for discrimination

The Newcastle player's claim is a reminder to employers of the importance of ensuring a level playing field for disabled and non-disabled...


4 May 2016

HMRC must address year-long wait for work records

Delays deny people suffering from workplace-related illnesses access to compensation at the time they need it most, writes Roger Maddocks

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20 April 2016

Indirect discrimination in Naeem and Essop

Sean Jones QC considers the questions likely to come before the Supreme Court in two upcoming employment appeals

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20 April 2016

Professional indemnity and successor practices

During mergers and acquisitions, firms must take care to prevent employment issues arising among the transferring staff, writes Stuart Jones


13 April 2016

An away game at the tribunal for Mourinho?

As Dr Eva Carneiro prepares to tackle Chelsea FC in the employment tribunal, Nick Wilcox discusses the case and the law relating to unfair dismissal

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