Can employers require a negative COVID-19 test for entry to the workplace? The Offenbach Labour Court recently had to deal with this question in summary proceedings and ruled in favour of the...
On 28 January 2021, EIOPA published the 'Single Programming Document-2021-2023, including Annual Work Programme 2021, Guiding EIOPA towards a New Normal' (Programme).
The Industrial Relations Act 1990 (Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work) Order 2020 (the "Code") was jointly published recently by the...
Whereas the right not to be treated in a discriminatory manner is enshrined in the highest law of the land – the Constitution, measures in favour of protection against discrimination specifically...
The right to disconnect refers to a worker's right to be able to disengage from work and refrain from participating in work-related communications, such as emails and ...
Originally enacted on the 27 November 2019 to very little fanfare, Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector has fast become the topic on everyone's lips ...
With the Constitutional Court Decision ("Decision") dated 12.01.2021 and numbered 2018/31036 and published in the Official Gazette dated 05.02.2021 and numbered 31386,...
Platform sahipleri, (iş modeline göre değişkenlik göstermekle birlikte) genel olarak kendilerinin aracı konumunda, platform aracılığı ile çalışan/iş görenlerin serbest çalışan "freelance"...
That is the question many people are asking after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) hired private firms to carry out site inspections.
Giambrone & Partners
The government has now set out guidance as to the proposed easing of the lockdown rules, whilst the immediate advice is still to work from home if at all possible,...
The legal considerations for schools and academy trusts. Teachers and teaching unions are calling for staff working in schools to be offered the Covid vaccine at the earliest opportunity.
The anticipation is over! The Pension Schemes Act 2021 received Royal Ascent and became law on 11 February.
In part one of this three-part series shining a spotlight on the role of captive insurance companies, Executive Director - Bermuda...
There is no definitive differentiation between these two categorisations. It is for each organisation to choose what behaviour is covered by which mechanism.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The concept of employer debt is one of the most critical and fundamental elements of the UK's defined benefit (DB) pension regime.
In this episode, Beth Brown talks about the new Pension Schemes Act 2021 and some of the significant changes it will introduce to the pensions landscape.
The Pension Schemes Act 2021 sets out a framework for new climate risk-related governance and reporting requirements for trustees of larger schemes.
On 7 January 2021, the Housing Secretary announced plans for new legislation to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to buy their homes and to prepare homeowners...
In a welcome move last week, the EU notified the UK that all EU countries will apply the ‘detached workers' exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the EU.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Much is now understood about cognitive bias and the implications for decision-making. Unfortunately, that understanding is rarely applied in the criminal justice process.