All items: Employment rights

  • Brexit

    Date:
    26 June 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May invoked art.50 of the Treaty on European Union on 29 March 2017 and gave notice to the European Council of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. The Government started negotiations with the EU on 19 June 2017 and plans to conclude an agreement on the UK's withdrawal from the EU before 29 March 2019. In the Queen's Speech on 21 June 2017, the Government announced its proposals for a Repeal Bill, complemented by an Immigration Bill, to implement Brexit. To help employers prepare for Brexit, we round up our resources providing practical guidance.

  • General Data Protection Regulation

    Date:
    21 June 2017

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive, is due to come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018. The Queen's Speech, delivered on 21 June 2017, set out the Government's proposal for a Data Protection Bill for protecting personal data in place of the Data Protection Act 1998. The GDPR will implemented under the Bill. We round up our current and forthcoming resources on preparing for the new data protection regime.

  • Hot weather

    Date:
    20 June 2017

    Is there a maximum temperature beyond which staff are not expected to work? Should employers relax their dress codes when temperatures are high? Can employees request annual leave at short notice? XpertHR has a range of resources on employment issues that arise during hot weather.

  • Christmas arrangements

    Date:
    7 December 2016

    We round up our resources that will help employers ensure that the Christmas period goes smoothly and manage issues relating to staff behaviour at the office party, lateness or non-attendance at work, refusal to work overtime, competing holiday requests and payment of bonuses.

  • Employment law manual updates: TUPE

    Date:
    1 December 2016

    The TUPE section of the Employment law manual has been updated to include information on cases relating to the standard definition of a TUPE transfer and the extended definition (also known as a service provision change).

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