All items: Employment rights

  • Disciplinary procedures: three case law lessons for employers

    Date:
    22 November 2016

    Ashok Kanani reviews three noteworthy cases that provide lessons for employers on their disciplinary procedures.

  • Flexible working requests: common employer pitfalls

    Date:
    15 November 2016

    More than a quarter of women polled in a recent survey by Workingmums had their flexible working request turned down, and nearly one in five has had to leave her job because her request was refused. Bar Huberman outlines nine common flexible working request pitfalls for employers.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, November 2016

    Date:
    3 November 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • New EU General Data Protection Regulation: four steps employers must take right away

    Date:
    1 November 2016

    The new EU General Data Protection Regulation introduces fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover. While the rules don't take effect until May 2018, they are complex so employers must start preparations now, suggest Andrew Yule and Nancy Dickie, partners at law firm Winckworth Sherwood.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, October 2016

    Date:
    7 October 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, September 2016

    Date:
    7 September 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Brexit: practical five-point checklist for employers

    Date:
    6 September 2016

    As Theresa May rejects the idea of a points-based immigration scheme for EU workers, employers continue to face uncertainty as to the long-term impact of the Brexit vote on UK employment laws. We provide a practical checklist to help employers prepare for the UK's departure from the EU.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, August 2016

    Date:
    4 August 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Six common summer employment issues

    Date:
    19 July 2016

    With high temperatures possible during the summer months, we explore some employment law scenarios employers may have to deal with.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, July 2016

    Date:
    6 July 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment rights.