Contracts & Rights

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 tr

23 Feb 2016

Greenpeace activists block secret Brussels TTIP talks

'Multinational corporations are not above the law,' says Greenpeace's E

22 Feb 2016

Clawback regulations for public sector exit payments unclear, say employment law

Government plans are 'unnecessarily complicated' and unhelpful to employees an

09 Feb 2016

UK-based international firms must be allowed to recruit top talent

Non-EEA lawyers make significant contribution to UK’s economy, says Law Societ

21 Jan 2016

Employee emails: No snooper’s charter

In B?rbulescu v Romania (Application No 61496/08), the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) had to determine whether an employer was entitled to mon

19 Jan 2016

Return of the MAC

Rajiv Naik and Annabel Bennett consider the Migration Advisory Committee independent review of tier 2 visas and what it may mean for U

21 Dec 2015


It is a period of injustice. Equality activists, ?striking from their hidden bases, have won their ?latest victory against the evil gender pay gap. Du

15 Dec 2015

Shami Chakrabarti: Gender injustice, an apartheid against women

Director of Liberty recalls 'overt sexism' while practising at both the Bar and the Hom

08 Dec 2015

Not overstating the significance of Tyco

Fortunately for employers, the CJEU ruling does not prescribe ?that employees be paid to travel to and from work, explains Sean Jone

24 Nov 2015