HR and legal information and guidance relating to employers in the financial services industry.
HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to local authority employers.
HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to employers in the health sector.
HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to employers in the police service.
In Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer should not have relied solely on negative Home Office checks when it dismissed the employee for failing to provide right to work documentation.
We have updated our financial services content to reflect that the Senior Managers and Certification Regimes replaced the Approved Persons Regime for all FCA solo-regulated firms on 9 December 2019.
Updated to take into account the extension of the SMR and CR to all FCA-authorised firms on 9 December 2019.
HR professionals in public authorities may think that the extension of IR35 reforms to the private sector in April 2020 will not affect them. However, public-sector bodies need to be aware of some proposed changes to the rules.
We look at how shift and night working operates in the police sector and some of the initiatives aimed at reducing the potential negative impact of such working patterns.
In Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd, the Court of Appeal reiterated the two-step test for an employment tribunal to follow when deciding if the claimant had a reasonable belief that the disclosures they were making were "in the public interest".
In Ward v Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning Ltd, an employment tribunal upheld a claim for constructive unfair dismissal, finding that the employer had put inappropriate and excessive pressure on the employee to agree to an extended restrictive covenant following his resignation.
We look at the challenges that local authorities face in meeting the public sector apprenticeship target, alongside the opportunities that apprenticeships can present for local government employers.
In Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the Equality Act 2010 cannot be interpreted to make an NHS trust vicariously liable for race discrimination for a patient's racially motivated attack on a mental-health nurse.
Updated to include information on the FCA's findings on the implementation of the rules on research unbundling.
HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to specific industry sectors.