Posted by Malcolm Gregory, Partner
If you are injured and wish to seek compensation, you may increasingly feel that an imbalance of power weighs against you. Changes to our justice system mean that many people injured through no fault of their own, have been unable to bring claims due to concerns about how they can fund the process.
An unseen army of agency workers, contractors and temps are helping to fuel business growth in Oxfordshire – and making a significant contribution to the UK’s rapidly-rising gig economy.
A recruitment company discovered that one of its senior employees had transferred significant amounts of confidential client data to his personal email account.
In writing this article the morning after the vote, I asked employment lawyers across the country – from our soon to be colleagues – (see our merger news here if you haven’t already) at Royds in the City of London to rural-based colleagues what employment law will look like in five years’ time in the UK.
New regulations have come into force which ban “exclusivity” clauses for zero hours employees. This means that some clauses, if you have them, in zero hours contracts are banned, and cannot be enforced.
The Government has just released a consultation document called Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting.
Around 100 people braved the icy January weather and enjoyed a festive start to the New Year at our annual Meet the Team event held this Tuesday (19 January 2016) at The Old Bank restaurant in Old Town, Swindon. Malcolm Gregory, partner …
Do you transfer customer data to the United States as part of your business? If you do, you should be aware of the recent European Court of Justice decision.
Perhaps naively, it’s with a heavy heart that we’re reporting on this legislation. With increasing awareness and news reporting on issues of poor treatment, unsafe practices and exploitation of workers in supply chains, and the reputational damage that can result, there is an increasing onus on companies carrying out business in the UK to show that they are acting ethically and with integrity.
You will recall July’s Emergency Budget in which the Chancellor’s announcement of a National Living Wage stole the headlines, and appeared to trump the other main parties’ own manifesto commitments. What will the National Living Wage mean for employers?