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24 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

What Brexit means for UK employment law

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Brexit

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.

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14 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

What could leaving the EU mean for UK employment law?

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Impact of a Brexit on employment law

With the EU referendum just around the corner, it is crucial that we understand the implications of leaving before we make a decision. As we all know, a substantial amount of employment law in the UK comes from Europe.

So what are the possible employment implications for businesses if the UK votes to leave the EU? Malcolm Gregory, partner in our Employment & HR team, explores the issues.

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8 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Be flexible with staff during the 2016 European Championship

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Watching football

With the European Football Tournament starting tomorrow (10 June 2016), and some matches due to take place during normal working hours, employers are anticipating some disruption to the workplace over the coming weeks. Mark Emery shares some tips for managing employee absence and keeping up productivity.

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6 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Attention HR professionals: it’s all change

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Looking ahead

April is an important time of the year for HR professionals. New legislation and ACAS guidance notes affecting employment law have been introduced. We’ve put together a quick round up of some of the key things you should know.

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Attention HR professionals: it’s all change

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Looking ahead

April is an important time of the year for HR professionals. New legislation and ACAS guidance notes affecting employment law have been introduced. We’ve put together a quick round up of some of the key things you should know.

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30 March 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Gender pay gap reporting: what employers need to publish

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Gender pay gap

Addressing the gender pay gap is high on the Government’s agenda. Earlier this month, the Government published its response to the consultation paper implementing mandatory gender pay gap reporting on employers with more than 250 employees.

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Gender pay gap reporting: what employers need to publish

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Gender pay gap

Addressing the gender pay gap is high on the Government’s agenda. Earlier this month, the Government published its response to the consultation paper implementing mandatory gender pay gap reporting on employers with more than 250 employees.

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24 March 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Demand for Shared Parental Leave to rise in 2016

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Shared parental leave

The number of staff applying for Shared Parental Leave is expected to rise over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 200 HR professionals and employers conducted in the run up to the first anniversary since the new …

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The Budget: what does it mean for HR?

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The Budget 2016

With the Budget announced last week you may be wondering what the employment-related announcements are and how they might affect you as HR professionals. We bring you a summary of the main employment budget points to be mindful of.

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19 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Do you have employees on zero hours contracts?

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Zero hours contracts

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.

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Do you have employees on zero hours contracts?

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Zero hours contracts

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.

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12 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting

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gender pay gap

The Government has just released a consultation document called Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting.

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