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  • Financial services

    HR and legal information and guidance relating to employers in the financial services industry.

  • Local authority

    HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to local authority employers.

  • Health

    HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to employers in the health sector.

  • Police

    HR and legal information, news and guidance relating to employers in the police service.

New and updated

  • Frontline health workers granted visa extension

    Date:
    1 April 2020
    Type:
    News

    Home secretary Priti Patel has announced that frontline NHS workers whose visas are due to expire before 1 October will be granted free automatic extensions to allow them to remain in the country and support the coronavirus effort.

  • Met Police asks retired officers to return

    Date:
    30 March 2020
    Type:
    News

    The Metropolitan Police Service is calling on retired officers to return to duty and urging those nearing retirement to stay on.

  • Budget 2020: Seven things employers may have missed

    Date:
    12 March 2020
    Type:
    News

    Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget announcement yesterday was rightly focused on the how the Government would support employers and workers as the UK attempts to contain the spread of the virus.

  • Pay awards: Public safety

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include the details of four new pay awards across the sector.

  • Pay awards: Finance

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include the details of two new pay awards across the sector.

  • Pay awards: Local government

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include the details of two new pay awards across the sector.

  • Age discrimination: Dismissed banker told "you're old and set in your ways"

    Date:
    17 February 2020
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Kirk v Citibank NA and others, an employment tribunal held that a senior banker who was dismissed following a redundancy process was subjected to direct age discrimination and unfairly dismissed.

  • Black police representation has barely increased in 11 years

    Date:
    29 January 2020
    Type:
    News

    Police forces in England and Wales have succeeded in attracting more women and people from Asian backgrounds but are failing to attract people from other ethnic groups, especially in police officer roles.

  • Right to work: Employer wrong to rely on checking service

    Date:
    17 December 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Senior Managers and Certification Regimes: financial services

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to take into account the extension of the SMR and CR to all FCA-authorised firms on 9 December 2019.

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