HR professionals who work in local authorities need to be aware of rules that are specific to their sector, in addition to generally applicable employment law and HR good practice. For example there are specific rules on the application of TUPE in the public sector, the calculation of continuity of service and regulation around certain senior posts.
Working in HR in a local authority also means working within the framework of nationally negotiated terms and conditions.
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.
The Law Commission consults on reforming the offence of misconduct in public office.
Updated to include information on a Government consultation on mandatory gender pay gap reporting for public-sector employers.
The timetable for gender pay gap reporting in the public sector has been announced, with the Government largely intending to mirror the private-sector regime.
We discuss the latest developments in employment law, including Brexit, the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting and the apprenticeship levy.
We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.
We discuss legal developments for employers with foreign workers, employers in the retail sector and public-sector employers.
The Government consults on draft regulations to improve the operation of the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to local authority employers.