Unemployment hits 42-year low but business output ‘stagnant’ – The Business Desk


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Unemployment hits 42-year low but business output 'stagnant'
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UK employment law is sufficiently elastic to give employers the comfort that they can flex workforces quickly as market conditions change. “However, although new employment in the UK has increasingly consisted of proper, full-time jobs, these seem

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UK Employment Law case updates – August 2017 – Lexology (registration)

UK Employment Law case updates – August 2017
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Entirely voluntary overtime, out-of-ours standby, and callout allowance payments that are made with sufficient regularity, fall within the scope of 'normal remuneration' and should therefore be included when calculating holiday pay. Mileage allowances

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The CIPD chooses Croner to provide 24/7 employment law helpline for members – CIPD

The CIPD chooses Croner to provide 24/7 employment law helpline for members
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'As UK employment law continues to evolve to meet the changing context of work and the wider political environment, staying up to date with employment law and ensuring businesses are compliant is more important than ever. 24/7 employment law advice …

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Employment status: Pimlico Plumbers case heads to Supreme Court – Personnel Today


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Employment status: Pimlico Plumbers case heads to Supreme Court
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The law firm stated: “In arriving at a judgment in this case, the Supreme Court will have to wrestle with important but difficult public policy questions about the type of worker that UK employment law is supposed to protect, and the impact such

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Taylor review got it wrong — Corbyn must clear up confusion in the gig economy – LabourList


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Taylor review got it wrong — Corbyn must clear up confusion in the gig economy
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There is particular confusion because in UK employment law, there are three categories. As well as employees and the self-employed, it also recognises a worker category, which blurs with the other two. And, as Matthew Taylor's Review of Modern Working …

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UK workers win landmark battle over employment rights – The Global Legal Post


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UK workers win landmark battle over employment rights
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Ruth Kennedy, barrister in the employment team at 2 Temple Gardens said of the judgment: 'The Supreme Court's recognition today of the profound impact that the Fees Order 2013 has had on access to justice is a huge step forward for UK employment law.
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The 4 Minute Update on the UK Employment Law Landscape – Lexology (registration)

The 4 Minute Update on the UK Employment Law Landscape
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Suzanne Horne, head of the International Employment practice, shares her perspective on the U.K.'s top issues, key legislation, and standout case law themes that in-house counsel and HR professionals should watch out for in the next 12 months and

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International collective redundancies: how far does UK employment law stretch? – Lexology (registration)

International collective redundancies: how far does UK employment law stretch?
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In the latest case to consider offshore or maritime workers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has for the first time considered the territorial scope of UK collective redundancy consultation rights. In our previous update we considered the question of

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Sailing on – collective consultation obligation applied to UK domiciled employees – Lexology (registration)

Sailing on – collective consultation obligation applied to UK domiciled employees
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It rejected Seahorse's argument that it was the connection of the establishment at which the redundancies were to be made with the UK and UK employment law that was decisive. Instead, it was the connection of the employees assigned to the establishment …

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