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  • Employment law cases 2017: seven decisions to look out for

    Date:
    15 December 2016

    We round up seven significant employment law decisions expected in 2017, with cases pending on employment status, equal pay, whistleblowing, employment tribunal fees and holiday pay.

  • Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not come into force until early 2017, employers may have to collect gender pay gap data from as early as April 2016. HR professionals can use this timeline to get ready for their reporting obligations.

  • Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.

  • Gender pay gap reporting: five things you need to know

    Date:
    6 December 2016

    A new duty requiring big employers to publish data on their gender pay gaps looks set to come into effect in April 2017 after revised draft Regulations were published by the Government.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2016

    Date:
    1 December 2016

    What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Autumn Statement: what next for salary sacrifice?

    Date:
    30 November 2016

    One of the key announcements in November's Autumn Statement was the removal of tax incentives on most salary-sacrifice schemes. So what should employers do now?

  • Gender pay gap and equal pay: what's the difference?

    Date:
    10 November 2016

    Gender pay and equal pay are frequently confused. However, there are key differences between the two and employers need to be aware of their obligations in relation to both.

  • Taxis and taxes: the wider implications of the Uber decision

    Date:
    8 November 2016

    Most of the attention centred on the recentĀ UberĀ decision has focused on the employment law aspects of the case. But there could be far wider implications in terms of tax obligations, according to Leigh Sayliss, partner at law firm Howard Kennedy.

  • Premature babies and maternity leave: what's the legal position?

    Date:
    26 October 2016

    Mothers of premature babies are campaigning for statutory maternity leave to be extended where mothers give birth early. Stephen Simpson explains the current legal position, and how the law might be changed.

  • Employing students: six tips for the new term

    Date:
    26 September 2016

    In university towns and cities around the country, students are settling in for the start of the academic year. As freshers' weeks come to an end, many students will start to think about finding some part-time work to see them through. We set out six tips on employing students.

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