The Supreme Court has handed down its decision on the long running ‘gay cake’ case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and Others. Whilst this is a case relating to the equal
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Emma deals with both contentious and non-contentious employment law matters and provides practical advice on a wide range of issues including all aspects of discrimination law; bullying and harassment; redundancies and restructures; equal pay; part time workers; the performance management of employees; managing sickness ...
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The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 has received Royal Assent. The aim of the Act is to give employed parents the statutory right to two weeks’ paid leave on the d
When conducting a disciplinary hearing there are some key steps that need to be followed to ensure that the process is fair and any subsequent dismissal is not deemed to be unfair.
WATCH OUT! PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANISATIONS MAY BE VICARIOUSLY LIABLE FOR THEIR CONTRACTORS Vicarious liability is a common law principle whereby employers can be liable for the n
With the abolition of claimants having to pay fees to bring claims in the Employment Tribunal, employers nationwide have seen a significant increase in claims being lodged. If you
Download our timeline to find out about key legislation and legal developments that you need to be aware of in employment law. We update the timeline throughout the year alongsi
We have previously reported on caselaw regarding working status and in particular, cases regarding the gig economy. Click here. The Supreme Court has today dismissed the appeal br
Whether you are a dedicated football fan or not, you will probably know that the World Cup is about to start. As well as the usual office sweepstake emails that appear in your inbo
From 6 April 2018 the law relating to the taxation treatment of termination payments is changing. The law remains that any part of a termination payment relating to sums due under
Last year we reported on the Employment Tribunal matter of Uber and the fact that its drivers were held to have ‘worker status’. Click hear. This decision was appealed by Uber
Here you will find key legislation and legal developments that you need to be aware of in employment law. Please click on the link to download a copy or contact us and we can post
Employment tribunal fees were introduced in July 2013 by way of the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order. This Order meant that claimants had to pay a fee
The Uber case has generated much publicity and media interest over the last few months and the recent finding at the preliminary hearing is significant not only for employment lawy