The Government seeks views on the status and rights of workers, agency workers, the self-employed and those working in the "gig economy", as well as the role of trade unions in representing these workers.
Juliet Carp and David Remedios discuss the current legal and practical considerations for managing overseas assignments.
Updated to include information on López v Servicio Madrileño de Salud (Comunidad de Madrid), an ECJ decision relating to justification for successive renewals of a fixed-term contract.
David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
This employment tribunal held that an employer properly handled a new mother's rejected flexible working request to work from home primarily in the evenings.
This employment tribunal held that it was not indirect sex discrimination for a small investment banking firm to require a single-parent mother to work full time as an executive secretary.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case that highlights the problems that an employer can face when it has to balance the working-pattern requests of individual employees against the needs of the workforce as a whole, and its need to provide an effective service.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to work organisation and working patterns.