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  • How menopause policies can help to reduce employment tribunal risk

    Date:
    19 October 2018

    If women's menopause symptoms are not treated sensitively, employers can face increased risks of claims for sex and disability discrimination. Charles Wynn-Evans and Emma Zarb of law firm Dechert look at what menopause policies should address.

  • What employers need to know following the 'gay cake' ruling

    Date:
    18 October 2018

    It is the case which has captivated the nation almost as much as the Great British Bake-Off. Tom Long looks at what last week's Supreme Court ruling in Lee v Ashers Baking Company means for UK employers.

  • 10 things graduate recruiters need to know about UK immigration

    Date:
    16 October 2018

    As employers begin to ramp up their graduate recruitment programmes for 2019, what considerations do they need to bear in mind for EU and non-EU candidates? Jessica Pattinson, head of immigration at Dentons, offers 10 key pieces of advice.

  • Recruitment agency held liable after MD punches colleague

    Date:
    15 October 2018

    A recruitment agency has been held vicariously liable for the actions of its managing director after he punched someone and caused them brain damage at a Christmas party.

  • The case for an independent labour standards agency

    Date:
    12 October 2018

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers the current system of labour standards enforcement and suggests that the Government could play a more proactive role.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, October 2018

    Date:
    1 October 2018

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • TUPE and service provision change: What happens if a service is fragmented?

    Date:
    26 September 2018

    Service provision change is a notoriously thorny area of TUPE transfer law. But it can become even more complex where services are broken up among multiple suppliers, as TUPE expert Dr John McMullen explains.

  • How employers should deal with employment tribunal delays

    Date:
    24 September 2018

    As the sharp increase in employment tribunal claims pushes the system to breaking point, Melanie Stancliffe explains how delays affect employers - and what they can do about it.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, September 2018

    Date:
    5 September 2018

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • GDPR: Compliance cheat sheet for HR departments

    Date:
    4 September 2018

    HR can play an important part in ensuring compliance with the GDPR, helping to avoid thousands of pounds in fines for data breaches. Agata Nowakowska reminds employers of the day-to-day changes that need to be made, if they have not already done so.

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