In this week's podcast, we predict the key cases for 2017. We explain why employment status in the gig economy will be a big talking point, and flag up a major equal pay case against a private-sector employer.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
Chris Cook is partner and head of employment and Keely Rushmore is senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
Updated to include information on the FCA and PRA's consultation on the whistleblowing requirements for UK branches of overseas banks and insurers.
Education England recently introduced whistleblowing protection for junior doctors. This forms part of a growing trend towards increased protection for those who make disclosures, argues Sean Dempsey from Lewis Silkin.
Updated to include information on a provision in the Children and Social Work Bill concerning protection for whistleblowers who apply for a children’s social care position.
Recent whistleblowing legislation changes have not made it easier for employees to disclose wrongdoing without risking accusations of disloyalty or damaging their career prospects, says Beverley Sunderland. She looks at how employers can better support a whistleblowing culture.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that where the terms of an engagement have been substantially determined by both the employer agency and the end user, both are capable of being the individual's employer for the purposes of the whistleblowing legislation.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to protection from detriment in relation to protected disclosures.