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Louise Walker Posted 17th January 2017 at 01:05pm by Louise Walker

What to Expect in 2017

In our traditional first update of the year, we outline some of the key developments we expect to see in the field of employment law during 2017.

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What to Expect in 2017
David Reid Posted 13th December 2016 at 05:14pm by David Reid

Key employment law developments in 2016

As the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the key developments in employment law this year.

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Key employment law developments in 2016
David Reid Posted 13th December 2016 at 05:14pm by David Reid

Employment Status of Uber Drivers

An interesting case on employment status that was heard by the Employment Tribunal this year was the case of Aslam and others v Uber BV.

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Employment Status of Uber Drivers
David McRae Posted 18th October 2016 at 10:56am by David McRae

National Minimum Wage

On 1 April 2016 the government introduced the new mandatory National Living Wage (NLW) for workers aged 25 and above, who are now entitled to be paid a minimum of £7.20 per hour.

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National Minimum Wage
David McRae Posted 18th October 2016 at 10:52am by David McRae

Holiday Pay Update

In our update 204 we explained that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) dismissed the appeal of British Gas in the well-publicised Lock case.

 

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Holiday Pay Update
Louise Walker Posted 20th September 2016 at 04:06pm by Louise Walker

New Video Content

You may have noticed from our social media pages that we recently recorded new videos on various topical employment law issues, which will be added to our website in coming weeks.

 

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New Video Content
Louise Walker Posted 3rd September 2016 at 04:05pm by Louise Walker

Just Employment Law Auction!

We are auctioning a signed Glasgow Warriors rugby ball and signed Glasgow Warriors rugby shirt to the highest bidder in aid of Cancer Research UK.

 

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Just Employment Law Auction!
Stuart Swan Posted 30th August 2016 at 12:46pm by Stuart Swan

ACAS Code does not apply to dismissals for breakdown in working relationship

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that the ACAS Code of Practice (the Code) on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures does not apply to dismissals for some other substantial reason (SOSR), where the dismissal is due to an irretrievable breakdown of the working relationship.

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ACAS Code does not apply to dismissals for breakdown in working relationship
Stuart Swan Posted 30th August 2016 at 12:44pm by Stuart Swan

Simplifying tax and NICs on termination payments

The government has published its plans to change the way in which termination payments are treated for tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs).

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Simplifying tax and NICs on termination payments
Louise Walker Posted 10th August 2016 at 03:53pm by Louise Walker

Modern Slavery

 

A few weeks ago, DJ Houghton Chicken Catching Services became the first UK company to be found liable to compensate victims of modern slavery.

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Modern Slavery