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.
Updated to include information on the final whistleblowing rules that apply to UK branches of overseas banks and insurers from 7 September 2017.
Updated to include a reference to R (on the application of P and others) v Secretary of State for Justice and others, in which the Court of Appeal considered the filtering process for DBS checks.
Female councillors face a culture of sexism "which would not be out of place in the 1970s", according to Dame Margaret Hodge MP, co-chair of the Local Government Commission.
New Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Ruth Thomas, senior consultant for reward specialist Curo Compensation, asks whether the new police chief is setting a good example or exacerbating gender pay inequality.
An employment tribunal has held that a police force's policy of giving a period of full pay to mothers on maternity leave, but paying only statutory shared parental pay to partners, is not discriminatory.
Updated to reflect that the new rules on off-payroll working in the public sector (known as IR35) are in force from 6 April 2017.
Updated to include information on the annual requirement to report on disclosures for prescribed bodies.
Updated to reflect that the Public Sector Apprenticeship Targets Regulations 2017 are in force from 31 March 2017.
We discuss the requirement for public-sector employers with 250 or more employees to report their gender pay gap information.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to specific industry sectors: financial services, health, local authority and police.