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  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet. Important issues in April 2019 include changes to the law on payslips and the usual increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments. Large employers should also be working on their second gender pay gap report and their latest modern slavery statement. Meanwhile, the impact of Brexit on EEA nationals continues to be a major issue.

  • Brexit: Letter reminding EEA nationals to apply for settled or pre-settled status

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model letter to urge EEA and Swiss nationals working in the UK to apply for settled or pre-settled status, so that they can remain in the UK.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers whistleblowing in the NHS, focusing on the public interest test and the danger of working on the basis that an allegation is malicious.

  • Maternity leave: Redundancy form sent to employee's inaccessible work email address

    Type:
    Law reports

    In South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Jackson and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, as long as the miscommunication came from an administrative error, an employee whose redundancy redeployment form was sent to an inaccessible work email address was not unfavourably treated because she was on maternity leave.

  • Working time: Compensatory rest period need not be one continuous break of 20 minutes

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, the Court of Appeal held that, under reg.24 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833), a compensatory rest period need not consist of an uninterrupted 20 minutes provided that it has the same value in terms of contributing to the worker's wellbeing.

  • Take part in our annual leave survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is conducting a survey on annual leave provision among UK organisations and would like to invite you to take part.

  • Podcast: Brexit - preparing your workforce for all scenarios

    Type:
    Audio and video

    With 29 March fast approaching, we talk to Louise Haycock, a director and immigration solicitor at Fragomen, about what employers should be doing to prepare for all Brexit scenarios.

  • Breach of contract: Suspension must be "reasonable and proper" response to misconduct allegations

    Type:
    Law reports

    In London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the proper test for the courts for deciding if an employee's suspension breached the implied term of trust and confidence is whether or not the employer's decision to suspend was a "reasonable and proper" response to the allegations.

  • TUPE: Dismissal prior to transfer for reasons "personal" to employee was unfair

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Hare Wines Ltd v Kaur and another, the Court of Appeal upheld the tribunal's decision that the employee's dismissal was automatically unfair by reason of a TUPE transfer because the employer had not taken action to resolve her poor working relationships prior to the transfer, but did so by dismissing her at the time of the transfer.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    In February 2019, Acas made changes to its guide on discipline and grievances, which complements the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures". We set out the key updates, in particular the amended guidance on workers seeking to postpone a disciplinary hearing because their preferred companion is unavailable.

  • Positive action: Police force's recruitment process discriminated against white heterosexual man

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Furlong v Chief Constable of Cheshire Police, an employment tribunal held that a police force's recruitment process discriminated against a white heterosexual male candidate who was rejected after the positive action provisions in the Equality Act 2010 were applied to a pool of 127 applicants who passed the interview stage.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    The UK will leave the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019 unless Parliament approves the withdrawal agreement or the Brexit process is delayed. Businesses whose staff travel to, or temporarily live in the EU, must now make their own no-deal preparations. Dr Sybille Steiner, employment partner at Irwin Mitchell, examines what they need to do to avoid difficulties travelling to Europe after Brexit.

  • HR roles and responsibilities 2019 survey: Key metrics

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our 17th annual survey of HR roles and the HR function reports on key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR professionals to employees and HR budgets.

  • Benchmark bonus eligibility and bonus payments

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    The latest XpertHR data on bonus schemes and the level of bonus payments has been added to Benchmarking.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Equality is high on the agenda of most NHS employers. As well as being subject to the gender pay gap reporting regime, NHS employers are required to comply with an equality standard in relation to race, and from April 2019 will be required to comply with a standard on disability. Nicky Green from law firm Capsticks explores what the standards mean for NHS employers.

  • Employment law manual: Holiday and holiday pay section restructured

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    We have restructured and revised our Holiday and holiday pay section of the Employment law manual, to provide a more accessible overview for employers and HR professionals.

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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