Following the Taylor Review on Modern Working Practices, the government has published a consultation paper on pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
The government has made changes to the Right to Work Checking Service, which enables UK employers to check whether individuals are subject to any restrictions.
In order to qualify as a ‘protected disclosure’, a person must reasonably believe that the disclosure is in the public interest and ‘tends to show’ one of six types of wrongdoing.
The Information Commissioner’s office has produced a ‘Guide to Data Protection’ on the practical impact of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
The Equality Act 2010 defines ‘disability’ as a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on an employee’s ability to do day-to-day activities.
The HSE announced a change in the way they will approach the enforcement of regulations surrounding welding activities including mild steel.
2018 was the year of the ‘worker status’ cases, and 2019 looks to be following suit.
Tinnitus is caused by any trauma to the ear, whether at work or in your social life. Most people have experienced mild, transient Tinnitus at some time in their life, but for some people this can become permanent and very distressing.
Every worker who does not hold the right to work in the UK will land their employer with a £20,000 fine.
Is it unfair not to offer a trial period for a more junior role even if the employee did not complain at the time? Yes, if it is a contractual right