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

    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.

  • Employing students: six tips for the new term

    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.

  • Employment law changes: October 2016 and beyond

    15 September 2016

    The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host of employment law changes. Bar Huberman sets out the top 10 upcoming legislative changes that employers need to be ready for, even though many implementation dates have yet to be confirmed.

  • Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

    26 August 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.

  • Will the Government's planned restaurant tips law end unfair tipping practices?

    10 June 2016

    Plans to increase transparency for consumers and employees in relation to tipping have been announced by the business secretary, Sajid Javid.

  • How to get ready for gender pay gap reporting

    1 April 2016

    The draft regulations on gender pay gap reporting leave many questions unanswered. Adrian Martin and Annelise Tracy Phillips of Burges Salmon LLP share insights on how the law might work in practice.

  • EU referendum: 12 European cases that have shaped UK employment law

    31 March 2016

    The "Brexit" referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June 2016. Stephen Simpson rounds up 12 key European cases that have had a major impact on UK employment law.

  • Employment law changes April 2016: an eight-point checklist

    31 March 2016

    Every April, new legislation affecting employment rights and responsibilities is introduced. This year, the development receiving the most attention is the introduction of the national living wage.

  • National living wage: three practical scenarios for employers

    31 March 2016

    The national living wage comes into effect on 1 April 2016. How well prepared is your organisation for applying rate changes when a worker moves from one rate to a higher rate band of the national minimum wage?

  • Three key principles for gender pay transparency

    26 February 2016

    Due to the upcoming reporting legislation, employers are beginning to embrace their responsibilities on addressing gender pay equality. Ruth Thomas looks at the broader reasons why organisations should make pay transparency a reality, and three key principles for doing so.

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