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Cyber risks in a world of AI

Written by David Fleming, Chief Technology Officer at Mitigo   AI is a hot topic. Many businesses in the professional employment services sector are already

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Holiday Pay – the latest development

Written by Brabners LLP   On Wednesday 4 October 2023, the Supreme Court handed down its unanimous judgment in the case of Police Service of

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Menopause Discrimination in the Workplace

Written by Brabners LLP The recent Employment Tribunal case of Mrs M Lynskey v Direct Line Insurance [2023] highlights the difficulties an employer can face

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AECOM Ltd v Mallon [2023]

The duty to make reasonable adjustments is aimed at levelling the playing field by ensuring that disabled persons are not placed at a substantial disadvantage

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Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill has officially received Royal Assent and will now be officially enshrined in the statute books. This is a big

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Agency Worker Regulations: What do they mean?

The Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) were introduced in the UK in 2010 with the aim of tackling discrimination against agency workers. These regulations also affect

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Employment Update: The Government’s Proposals

Employment Update: The Government’s Proposals…   On 10 May 2023 the UK Government (‘Government’) announced its intention, namely through its policy paper “Smarter regulation to

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Budget 2023 – Pensions taxation reforms

Written by JMW solicitors LLP The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, delivered his first budget on Wednesday 15thMarch. A number of changes to the

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The increasing concerns around pay equality

Written by JMW Solicitors LLP A recent study by beqom (‘Study’) has indicated that employees based in the United Kingdom (UK) are becoming increasingly concerned

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Auto-enrolment – are your affairs in order?

Written by JMW Solicitors LLP There can be little doubt that the introduction of auto-enrolment in 2012 has been a success, with workplace pension participation

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Termination and Re-engagement

Written by Brabners LLP   On 29 March 2022, in the wake of P&O Ferries’ dismissal of around 800 employees without consultation, the government announced

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Fertility in the Workplace: A Statutory Right?

Blog post written by JMW Solicitors LLP   Fertility in the workplace has attracted headlines in recent months, highlighting issues faced by individuals and couples undergoing

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Right to Work Checks from 6 April 2022

Written by Laura Darnley, Brabners LLP A number of important changes affecting how employers undertake right to work checks have come into force with effect

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When does the KID need to be amended?

Written by Brabners LLP  Key Information Documents It has been almost 2 years since the requirement to produce Key Information Documents (KIDs) was introduced on

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Smith wins against Pimlico Plumbers

The Court of Appeal has ruled on the long-running Smith vs Pimlico Plumbers case and overturned the decisions in lower courts to force Pimlico Plumbers to compensate Smith for previously unpaid annual leave.

Advice

The National Minimum Wage: Are you compliant?

JMW Solicitors look at a recent EAT case to explain why, in some circumstances, making deductions from wages for training costs and accommodation expenses may put you in breach of minimum wage law.

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Are ‘workers’ covered by TUPE protection?

Written by Brabners LLP   The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) provide protection for employees who work for a business that