The Ministry of Justice has confirmed it may reintroduce fees for employment tribunal claims, insisting it can find a balance that helps fund the court system while being ‘proportionate and progressive’.Read More
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released statistics on differences in pay between women and men by age, region, full-time and part-time work, and occupation as compiled from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings.Read More
A decision in a Court of Appeal case involving British Airways and part time staff has the potential to affect not only the 628 other cases pending against BA, but also new claims against other employers where a part-time worker receives a percentage of a full-time comparable worker’s salary.Read More
Earlier this month staff employed at Google offices across the world walked out leaving notes on their desks telling colleagues: "I’m not at my desk because I’m walking out with other Googlers and contractors to protest sexual harassment, misconduct, lack of transparency, and a workplace culture that’s not working for everyone."Read More
On 29 October 2018, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered the Autumn 2018 Budget. The Budget included several measures that are worthy of note to HR professionals and business owners.Read More
When an employee “gives notice” it doesn’t necessarily mean that she has resigned, as the EAT ruled in the recent case of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust vs Levy.Read More
Acas recently released new guidance on employment references. Tom Neil, an Acas Senior Adviser, said: "The job market can be very competitive so it is vitally important for job applicants and employers to know what the legal requirements are around work references.Read More
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has seen a drastic increase in the number of complaints about data breaches since the GDPR came into force in May 2018, the latest relating to the massive loss of customer data by British Airways last week.