Employment Law News


‘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...

Employment lawyers wary of knee-jerk move towards Single Employment Court

19 April 2016

ELA floats rebranding the Employment Appeals Tribunal to the Equalities and Employment Court Employment lawyers remain...

Junior doctors issue High Court legal challenge

18 April 2016

Medics aim to raise emergency funding to provide security for government costs Junior doctors have issued High Court...



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


23 February 2016

Trade Union Bill risks seeming like overkill

Sean Jones QC catches up with legislative developments affecting employment lawyers, including the national living wage and voting restrictions for...

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