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  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Ethical veganism, democratic socialism, humanism and a refusal to lie to customers are among the eclectic list of beliefs that have come before courts and tribunals as potential "philosophical beliefs" under equality legislation. We look back at which non-religious beliefs have been found to be protected under the Equality Act 2010.

  • How AmcoGiffen introduced a formal volunteering policy offering paid time off for charitable activities

    Type:
    Case studies

    AmcoGiffen talks to XpertHR about introducing a formal volunteering policy and the impact this has had on employee engagement and company reputation.

  • Equal pay: Tribunal rules on BBC presenter's claim

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Ahmed v BBC, an employment tribunal upheld the presenter's equal pay claim because her work on Newswatch was like her comparator's work on Points of View, and the BBC had not shown that the difference in pay was due to a non-discriminatory material factor.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Significant changes to the rules on written statements of terms and conditions of employment take effect from 6 April 2020. We set out what employers need to know.

  • April 2020 statutory maternity, paternity and sick pay rates published

    Type:
    News

    The Government has published the proposed statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay from April 2020.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    The new year begins with a new government, the prospect of Brexit and a number of employment law developments already on the horizon. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the year ahead?

  • Podcast: Equal pay

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Catriona Aldridge, senior associate at law firm CMS, joins us to discuss the legal and practical issues that employers need to think about in relation to equal pay.

  • Managing redundancy: 2020 survey

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our survey on redundancy and subsequent management of the process covers reasons for redundancy, selection criteria and levels of compensation provided.

  • Unfair dismissal: Disclosing senior executive's pay was not gross misconduct

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Jagex Ltd v McCambridge, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employee had not acted in breach of contract or committed gross misconduct when he shared pay information with a colleague, after he found a document left on a printer containing the senior executive's salary.

  • Podcast: Duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers

    Type:
    Audio and video

    How far should employers go in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010 to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers? Drawing on examples from case law, we discuss some key dos and don'ts when making reasonable adjustments.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    As always, HR professionals have had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2019. We count down the 10 most important judgments of the year that every employer should know about.

  • Essential HR metrics for 2020

    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With data skills increasingly critical for success in the HR profession, new analysis from XpertHR reveals three priority areas for HR metrics data activities in 2020.

  • Pay trends December 2019: Pay awards edge higher

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The median whole-economy pay award in the three months to the end of November 2019 stands above the 2.5% level seen for most of 2019.

  • Right to work: Employer wrong to rely on checking service

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer should not have relied solely on negative Home Office checks when it dismissed the employee for failing to provide right to work documentation.

  • Trade union activities: Dismissal due to manager's hostility

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Cadent Gas Ltd v Singh, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employee was unfairly dismissed due to his trade union activities and that his manager's hostility towards him could be attributed to the employer.

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