Employment rights

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  • Court of Appeal overturns strike out of doctor's whistleblowing claim against Health Education England

    Date:
    11 May 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has held that the employment tribunal incorrectly struck out the appellant's claim against Health Education England (HEE). The Court remitted the claim to a fresh tribunal to decide, as a preliminary issue, if the appellant was a worker in relation to HEE under the whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996.

  • Whistleblowing: financial services

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on the final whistleblowing rules that apply to UK branches of overseas banks and insurers from 7 September 2017.

  • Webinar: Get ready for the GDPR - guidance for employers

    Date:
    10 May 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Although the General Data Protection Regulation does not come into force until May 2018, employers need to be preparing now. Experts Ross McKean and Katherine Gibson give practical advice for employers developing a compliance plan.

  • Zero hours workers assume no entitlement to paid holiday

    Date:
    9 May 2017
    Type:
    News

    Half of people on zero hours contracts wrongly believe that they are not entitled to paid holidays, research by Citizens Advice has revealed.

  • Podcast: How holiday cases are affecting employer practice

    Date:
    5 May 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    In this week's podcast, we discuss the key findings of our new research on employers' annual leave offerings and explain how employers are working out holiday pay in the light of the glut of case law in recent years.

  • Annual leave survey 2017

    Date:
    5 May 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research looks at annual leave provision, how employers calculate holiday pay, and arrangements for unused holiday entitlement.

  • Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers

    Date:
    4 May 2017
    Type:
    News

    Employers overwhelmingly back most existing employment rights and do not believe the current employment law framework should be revised after the UK leaves the EU.

  • Date:
    4 May 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    Kirsti Laird is senior associate at Charles Russell Speechlys. She rounds up the latest rulings.

  • More autonomy means happier workers, according to research

    Date:
    25 April 2017
    Type:
    News

    Employees with higher levels of autonomy have better overall wellbeing and higher levels of job satisfaction, research has found.