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  • Podcast: What employers need to know about Brexit

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Louise Haycock, senior manager at Fragomen, outlines where all things Brexit stand for employers, what the end of free movement will mean for current and future employees from the EEA and the implications of a "no deal" Brexit.

  • Dismissal: Successful appeal revives employment contract

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that the effect of a contractual right of appeal against dismissal is that a successful appeal revives the contract and extinguishes the original dismissal.

  • Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

    Type:
    News

    In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their de facto employer, the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has been granted a judicial review before the High Court.

  • Flexible working policies and practice survey 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's latest research looks at employers' flexible working policies, examines the key trends in flexible working arrangements and presents the benefits and challenges of putting such provisions into practice.

  • Criminal records: disclosure of acquittal did not breach job applicant's human rights

    Type:
    Law reports

    In R (on the application of AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and another, the Supreme Court held that, although the disclosure of the appellant's acquittal for rape was an interference with his human rights, it was justified. However, the Court expressed concern at the lack of guidance for employers on how to deal with disclosures of serious criminal charges that result in acquittals.

  • Podcast: Using settlement agreements effectively

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Fiona Rushforth, a senior associate at Wedlake Bell, leads us through the steps employers need to take when considering issuing a settlement agreement, including considerations around when to begin the process with a "protected conversation" or one that is "without prejudice".

  • Vicarious liability: No duty of care to staff when defending civil claims

    Type:
    Law reports

    In James-Bowen and others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, the Supreme Court held that, when defending a claim of vicarious liability, the Commissioner did not owe a duty to her police officers to take reasonable care to protect them from economic and reputational harm.

  • Labour turnover rates survey 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research reveals employee attrition rates during 2017, covering voluntary resignation and total turnover rates according to organisation size, broad sector and industry.

  • Discrimination arising from disability: Withdrawal of job offer after reference highlighting absences

    Type:
    Law reports

    In South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust v Lee and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the decision to withdraw a job offer that was at least partially influenced by a reference that focused on the applicant's sickness absence levels was discriminatory.

  • Managing mental health

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance covering steps for employers to follow to help ensure a mentally healthy workplace, and the business case for taking action on the mental health of the workforce.

  • Benchmark absence rates with the latest XpertHR data

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    How do absence rates for your organisation measure up against those at your competitors? New XpertHR data enables you to benchmark absence rates at your organisation against those for others in the same sector.

  • GDPR: New model documents on consent, rectification and erasure

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR has added a new form to seek consent to process personal data for a specific purpose, where no other legal basis for the processing applies under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We also provide new forms and letters for requests for rectification and erasure of personal data under the GDPR.

  • Pay trends July 2018: Pay awards maintain a steady course

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our headline measure of basic pay awards remains unchanged since the beginning of the year.

  • Pay awards: 26 July 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We summarise the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.

  • EAT considers if belief in right of creative ownership is a philosophical belief

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a tribunal had been entitled to conclude, on the particular facts, that a belief in the importance of copyright ownership lacked sufficient cogency to qualify as a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Podcast: Responding to subject access requests

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the main changes to the procedure for responding to a subject access request under the GDPR regime and the practicalities of providing access to what could potentially be a large amount of data.

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