Practice Notes: Employment

Lawyers: loners or aspiring solopreneurs?

Looking at Australia, Travis Schultz explores the changing practices and ambitions of lawyers.

07 Oct 2021

New flexible working rights: mere ‘tinkering’ and likely to lead to ‘long delays’ at tribunal?

The right to request flexible working will become a 'day one' right 

27 Sep 2021

Employee Ownership Trusts: A new company ownership model

Andrew Evans assesses the positives of EOTS as a business ownership model, while warning of potential traps for the unwary. 

05 Sep 2021

Achieving regulatory fairness: a disproportionately slow process?

Gideon Habel argues structural reforms are needed to address overrepresentation within the legal sector.

05 Sep 2021

Workers' watchdog

Government is to launch a new workers’ watchdog to tackle modern slavery 

08 Jun 2021

Cost of workplace conflict spirals

The annual cost to employers of workplace conflicts reached nearly £29bn just before the pandemic, according to ACAS

11 May 2021

Uber: what does it mean for the rest of us?

Natasha Adom and Raoul Parekh consider potential repercussions of the supreme court’s landmark decision on worker status

10 May 2021

Blowing the whistle: an imbalance of powers

The UK was an early adopter of whistleblowing protection for workers, but is the law still doing its job? Rachel Rothwell investigates

07 May 2021

Road map to recovery: ET bodies share 2021 – 2022 vision with ‘realistic optimism’

Heavy reliance to be placed on video and telephone hearings to clear post-pandemic backlog

01 Apr 2021

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