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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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5 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Blowing the whistle at work – a change in the law

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Following the Employment Tribunal decisions in two recent cases, Senior Associate Lauren Harkin examines the law around protection of whistleblowing employees and implications for employers dealing with contractual disputes.

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Blowing the whistle at work – a change in the law

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Following the Employment Tribunal decisions in two recent cases, solicitor Helen Lucas examines the law around protection of whistleblowing employees and implications for employers dealing with contractual disputes.

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28 January 2016 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Tax now payable on injury to feelings awards

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settlement negotiations

Whether as a result of protected conversations, disciplinary or capability processes, grievances or tribunal proceedings, as an employer you may find yourself engaged in ‘negotiations to settle’ with current or former employees. Employees may allege that they have suffered an “injury to feelings” as a result of what they see as unlawful treatment, and settlement monies may be apportioned between financial losses, legal fees, and pre- and post-termination injury to feelings, to take advantage of the tax rules.

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21 January 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Annual Swindon ‘Meet the Team’ evening a resounding success

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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 …

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8 December 2015 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Transferring data to the US: no “safe harbour”

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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.

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