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  • Whistleblowing: "Allegation" can contain "information" making it a protected disclosure

    Date:
    26 June 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth, the Court of Appeal held that an "allegation" can contain "information" and the terms are not mutually exclusive for the purposes of the whistleblowing legislation.

  • How to start preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Type:
    How to

    Updated to explain that we are retaining this guide on the site now that the GDPR is in force, as it remains useful for employers that are still working on their GDPR compliance plans.

  • Hermes drivers ruled as workers, not self-employed

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    An employment tribunal has ruled that a group of Hermes couriers are workers, rather than self-employed.

  • How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why do so many managers shy away from having tough conversations with employees? Knowing what to say at the right time can help nip conflicts and other issues in the bud, explains Tania Coke from workplace mediation specialists Consensio.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hot weather

    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.

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