Caring for the carers: 5 tips for employers to support employees who have caring responsibilities
As more and more people have to juggle work and caring responsibilities, there are potentially serious implications for businesses. As this is increases, so does the need for employee support. Here are 5 top tips for supporting employees with caring responsibilities.
#MeToo Movement placing Non-Disclosure Agreements firmly in the spotlight
There has been significant media attention surrounding sexual abuse in the workplace in light of the #MeToo campaign, placing Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) firmly in the spotlight. As allegations against high profile individuals have gained momentum, public pressure on the Government has grown to prevent employers silencing employees who try to expose wrongdoing by the employer through the use of NDAs.
New 'Innovator' and 'Start-up' visas
On 29 March 2019, the Home Office will close the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entre-preneur) visa routes. In their place will be two new visa routes: Start-up visa and Innovator visa. Here we look at the key changes between the old and new visa routes.
Technical update - February 2019
Read our latest technical update for insight on the issues, facts, decisions and action required as a result of recent cases.
Off-payroll working in the private sector: A public consultation
The HMRC consultation paper published on 5 March 2019 proposed that any business with 50 or more employees will, from April 2020, be subject to the same rules regarding off-payroll working as currently apply in the public sector.
Extending redundancy protection: women and new parents
On 25 January 2019, BEIS opened a consultation seeking views on its proposals to extend the redundancy protection of new mothers from the date they notify their employer in writing of their pregnancy to six months after their return from maternity leave. Here we look at what the consultation proposes for new mothers and parents.
Holiday pay compensation post-Brexit
Disputes relating to holiday pay have generated some quite controversial decisions in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over the last few years, some of which have led to the UK courts making amendments to UK law – writing in new words - in order to be compliant with the ECJ decisions. Take for example changes written into the legislation that allowed for employees to carry-over their holiday entitlement following long-term sick leave and others made to ensure that overtime and allowances were included in the calculation of an employee's holiday pay.
Uber’s employment status lifeline
The employment status arguments in Uber B.V. and others –v- Aslam and others rumble on as Uber takes the case to the Supreme Court. Here we look at the earlier decisions made by the Court of Appeal and what's next for the gig economy workforce.
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