UK employers must report their gender pay gap statistics relating to the ‘snapshot date' of 5 April 2020, but they now have until 4 October 2021 to do so following an extension of the deadline due to the impact of COVID-19.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced in yesterday's Budget (3 March 2021) that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ("furlough scheme") will be extended until the end of September.
In this episode, Chris Fisher and Miriam Bruce look at the Phones 4U v EE and Northbay v Anderson cases which consider the disclosure of employees' personal phones in litigation and when covert surveillance by an employee in the workplace will amount to grounds for dismissal.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Under section 109(1) of the Equality Act 2010 (EA 2010), an employer is liable for acts of discrimination, harassment, and victimisation carried out...
How have governments reacted to changes in working patterns created by the pandemic and what further legislative changes are on the agenda?
In The Month In Pensions for February 2021, Ian Chapman-Curry looks at a survey of defined benefit scheme trustees that suggests the age of the quarterly trustee meeting is over.
Almost since it started operating in the UK, the Uber taxi-hailing app has drawn questions about the employment status of the drivers who provide their services via the app.
In this episode, In this episode, Chris Fisher and Miriam Bruce look at the Phones 4U v EE and Northbay v Anderson cases which consider the disclosure of employees' personal phones...
Not only is it a difficult decision to make, and one which impacts on the lives of your employees, it can also lead to the business losing talented employees
Now that more than 18 million people in the UK have received the first dose of a Covid vaccine, some employers are considering whether they might bring in a policy of compulsory vaccination...
In a high profile decision for the gig-economy, a unanimous UK Supreme Court has ruled that a group of Uber London drivers are workers and not independent contractors for the purposes
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
In the first of two articles examining the hot topic of vaccines in the workplace, we bring you up to speed with the UK's COVID-19 vaccination programme, and explore the key legal...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
In Chalmers v Airpoint Ltd & Ors the Scottish EAT had to decide whether an articulate HR professional was protected from victimisation after she had made a vague allegation of discrimination in an...
The Supreme Court rules that Uber drivers are 'workers': what does this mean for 'worker' rights? Modern business and working models have changed the face of the employment landscape.
On 19 February, the UK Supreme Court handed down a decision about the worker status of UK Uber drivers. The case first came before a judge in 2016, and many UK employers and workers had been...
The UK tax authority, HMRC, has published a policy paper regarding new off-payroll working rules due to come into force on 6 April 2021.
Employer was entitled to dismiss in circumstances surrounding the refusal.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
With 6 April 2021 quickly approaching, the IR35 reforms are now back on the agenda and fast becoming a priority. Affected businesses need to have their implementation process in place before the...
Anderson Strathern LLP
We are currently offering a range of bespoke virtual training to clients, covering all employment and HR matters.
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...