Category: Employment Law

Citation Cited in The Times

May 28th, 2024

The Times has exposed the activities of Citation who are one of the biggest providers of support on health and safety, human resources and employment law: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/996afe06-6e99-49c8-a2dc-8567e80f406f?shareToken=307ae12ef820762ad6b4850421ff113d Clients of Citation

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Can you claim unfair dismissal when God is your boss?

May 17th, 2024

Traditionally, the answer to that question was no.  Clergy could not claim unfair dismissal because they were officeholders who were subject to a divine calling, rather than employees. However, a

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2024 Rate Changes – in Employment Law

April 2nd, 2024

The annual changes which apply from April 2024. There are staggered effective dates. The rates that you should be aware of are set out below. 1.4.24 – National Minimum Wage

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Employment Law Changes – 2024

February 16th, 2024

2024 will see a raft of new changes in employment law.  These are our top 10: 1. Holiday Changes The most significant and wide reaching changes is in respect of

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EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATES

December 15th, 2023

There are several forthcoming changes to employment law so we are offering three employment law update events in January: Wednesday 10 January 10:00 – 12:00 via Teams for CIPD Members

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National Minimum Wage Increases for 2024

December 1st, 2023

The Government have announced the national minimum wage (“NMW”) increase for 2024 as recommended by the Low Pay Commission: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/largest-ever-cash-increase-to-the-minimum-wage It is the largest ever increase in cash terms. The

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New Duty on Employers to Prevent Sexual Harassment

November 13th, 2023

The Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023 (“Act”), which received Royal Assent on 26 October 2023, introduces a significant new duty on employers to take reasonable steps

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Employment Lawyers on Tour

November 8th, 2023

Our employment team are exhibiting at the CIPD Conference in Manchester this week. If you are at the conference, please stop by for a free chocolate orange.  Delegates can also

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When do you have to make adjustments to online job applications for disabled candidates?

September 14th, 2023

Asking candidates to apply for roles online is normal for many businesses and for good reason.  Online applications can be easier to filter and review, and it is an application

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AI v HR

August 25th, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) has several implications for human resources (HR): 1. Recruitment and talent acquisition: AI can automate and enhance the recruitment process by analyzing resumes and applications, conducting initial

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Within Reason

June 21st, 2023

The concept of reasonableness underpins employment law.  For example: Unfair dismissal What is reasonable though?  In the context of unfair dismissal, the law states that you have to take account

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The 5 things we look for in a Settlement Agreement

April 28th, 2023

Each year, we advise hundreds of employees on settlement agreements.  Here’s what we look for: When your employment ends, you are entitled to notice or a payment in lieu of

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