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  • Choosing and evaluating wellbeing initiatives 2018/2019 survey

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research explores how organisations decide which employee wellbeing initiatives to implement in the workplace, any barriers experienced in implementation and how much employers are spending in this area.

  • Age discrimination: Public-sector pension changes discriminated against younger judges and firefighters

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and another v McCloud and others; Secretary of State for the Home Department, the Welsh Ministers and others v Sargeant and others, the Court of Appeal held that the Government's view that "it felt right" to protect older workers with transitional provisions when making changes to pensions for judges and firefighters was insufficient to defend direct age discrimination claims.

  • Podcast: Key employment cases for 2019

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2019? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, shared parental leave, holiday pay, restrictive covenants, collective bargaining, covert CCTV, and employment status.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what were the 10 most important judgments in 2018 that every employer should know about?

  • Dismissal for urinating in loading yard was unfair and something arising from disability

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Asda Stores Ltd v Raymond, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the tribunal decision that the employer's failure to conduct a reasonable investigation and to take reasonable care during the disciplinary process made the employee's dismissal unfair. The EAT also upheld the tribunal's ruling that his dismissal arose from his disability.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman suggests that a recent Supreme Court decision raises more questions than it answers about the tricky issue of what exactly constitutes "unfavourable treatment" because of something arising in consequence of a disability.

  • Wellbeing initiatives in the workplace: XpertHR 2018/2019 survey

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR has conducted a wide-scale survey of wellbeing initiatives currently in use in the workplace and those planned within the next 12 months. The research also asked HR professionals to rank the impact of these initiatives on employee wellbeing.

  • Court of Appeal confirms that Uber drivers are "workers"

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Uber BV and others v Aslam and others, the Court of Appeal held that Uber drivers are workers rather than self-employed and are entitled to progress their claims for the national minimum wage and paid annual leave.

  • Pay trends December 2018: Further dip in pay awards

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our latest analysis reveals that the headline measure of pay awards has fallen to the lowest level seen this year.

  • Supreme Court defines "unfavourable" treatment in relation to discrimination arising from disability

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme and another, the Supreme Court held that an employee, whose working hours had been reduced to accommodate his disability, was not treated "unfavourably" when his enhanced pension on ill-health retirement was based on his final part-time salary, rather than his full-time salary.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman argues that any curbing of the abuse of confidentiality clauses needs to be done without detracting from their value in resolving disputes.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Although Brexit dominates the news, there will be a number of important employment law developments in 2019. We set out an eight-point plan so employers can prepare.

  • Podcast: HR developments 2018/2019

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We review the key employment law developments of 2018 and the impact of these for HR, including: Brexit; the GDPR; the apprenticeship levy; pay reporting; parental bereavement leave; and family-friendly policies.

  • No collective bargaining rights for self-employed Deliveroo riders, rules High Court

    Type:
    Law reports

    In R (on the application of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain) v the Central Arbitration Committee and another, the High Court held that Deliveroo riders are not workers and therefore are not automatically entitled to a collective bargaining arrangement.

  • Case studies tool revitalised

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    We have refreshed our Case studies tool, and published the first four of a new batch of case studies.

Gender pay gap reporting for 2019

XpertHR’s Gender pay gap reporting service can now take you beyond the legal minimum, enabling you to understand year-on-year trends, drivers behind your organisation’s pay gap and see detailed breakdowns by department and age group.

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