The government has published its draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2019. From the 1st April 2019, most social security payments, such as maternity, sick and parental payments increase along with the minimum wage.
In the year of the #metoo campaign, there have been numerous headlines about the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), often involving high profile people.
Lord Price (who used to run John Lewis and Waitrose) is encouraging the government to focus on employee happiness after Brexit.
One of the most difficult aspects of a direct discrimination
No doubt most of you will have seen the frightening image of the collapsed scaffold in North London last Thursday 7.08.2019. Fortunately, no-one was hurt, but it could have been much worse.
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.