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  • Banks need to transfer more staff to EU for no-deal Brexit

    Date:
    15 August 2019
    Type:
    News

    Banks need to "step up" their plans for the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the European Central Bank has warned, adding that more staff and resources should be moved in preparation.

  • Date:
    9 August 2019
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The Government is consulting on proposed changes to the duty to publish a modern slavery and human trafficking statement. The proposals aim to improve the quality of reporting under the transparency in supply chains legislation, make it easier for people to compare organisations' reports and increase compliance with the duty.

  • Date:
    8 August 2019
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at the latest rulings in a long line of holiday pay cases, including one with significant back-pay implications for Northern Ireland employers. He also explains why the issue of lengthy back-pay periods may not yet be completely resolved for employers in the rest of the UK.

  • NHS trust's monitoring of junior doctors' rest breaks is "flawed"

    Date:
    7 August 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Hallett v Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the Court of Appeal held that an NHS trust's use of commercial software to monitor rest breaks results in a breach of junior doctors' terms and conditions of service.

  • Government admits defeat in police pensions legal battle

    Date:
    6 August 2019
    Type:
    News

    The government has conceded defeat over its attempt to alter police pensions in 2015, acknowledging that moving police officers to new police pension schemes, based on their age, is discriminatory.

  • No religious discrimination where director suspended after publicly opposing same-sex adoption

    Date:
    6 August 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Page v NHS Trust Development Authority, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld an employment tribunal decision that there was no religious discrimination where a non-executive director was suspended after voicing his opposition to same-sex couple adoption in the media.

  • Menopause support in the police sector

    Date:
    31 July 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    We look at how the menopause can affect women working in the police sector and some of the initiatives that are being taken to support them.

  • Whistleblowing: "Cryptic" disclosures not in public interest

    Date:
    25 July 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Simpson v Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the tribunal decision that 37 disclosures made by a city worker are not protected disclosures within the meaning of s.43B of the Employment Rights Act 1996.

  • Government promises better wellbeing support for frontline police officers

    Date:
    11 July 2019
    Type:
    News

    The government has announced plans to improve wellbeing for frontline police after publishing a review that shows officers to be under huge mental and physical strain.

  • Boris Johnson pledges to 'fix' pension tax allowance rules

    Date:
    10 July 2019
    Type:
    News

    Tory leadership front runner Boris Johnson has vowed to "fix" the pension rules that have led to NHS consultants finding they are better off if they work fewer hours.

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