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  • Podcast: Enhancing shared parental pay

    Date:
    22 June 2018
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the recent decision of Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police and another, in which the EAT considered the question of whether or not employers are required to enhance statutory shared parental pay where maternity pay is enhanced.

  • Home Office reveals details of settlement scheme for EU nationals

    Date:
    22 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Home Office has revealed how EU nationals can apply for 'settled status', allowing them to continue to live and work in the UK after Brexit.

  • IR35 changes have 'seriously damaged' the NHS

    Date:
    22 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    Changes to self-employment tax rules have "seriously damaged" the NHS and the public sector, according to research by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) and the CIPD.

  • Date:
    22 June 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The law is being challenged by the gig economy business model to define and classify the terms "self employed" and "worker". How far have the courts got in achieving this amid a welter of recent cases, asks Richard Isham, employment partner at Wedlake Bell LLP?

  • Sainsbury's employee dismissed for Facebook post wins case

    Date:
    22 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    A former Sainsbury's employee was unfairly dismissed after an investigation into whether he had committed an act of gross misconduct was not approached with an open mind, an employment tribunal has found.

  • Hot weather

    Date:
    22 June 2018
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Is there a maximum temperature beyond which employees are not expected to work? Should employers relax their dress codes when temperatures are high? Can employees request annual leave at short notice? XpertHR has a range of resources to help employers manage employment issues that may arise during hot weather.

  • Part-time workers

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, concerning the comparator for a claim under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, by a lecturer on a zero-hours contract.

  • Employing foreign nationals: health (England and Wales)

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to reflect that, from 6 July 2018, doctors and nurses are removed from the cap on tier 2 visas.

  • Employing foreign nationals: health (Scotland)

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to reflect that, from 6 July 2018, doctors and nurses are removed from the cap on tier 2 visas.

  • Part-time workers: Zero hours lecturer could compare himself to permanent full-time lecturer

    Date:
    21 June 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a lecturer employed under a zero hours contract was employed under the same type of contract as a permanent full-time lecturer for the purposes of his claim of less favourable treatment under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/1551).

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