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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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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Minimum wage should be extended to cover self-employed – Financial Times


Financial Times
Minimum wage should be extended to cover self-employed
Financial Times
The recommendation was made by the Resolution Foundation to Matthew Taylor, the man asked by prime minister Theresa May to conduct a review into whether the UK's employment law has kept up with the changing world of work. Mr Taylor is due to …

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Objective, rather than subjective, assessment is required of whether an employee based overseas has a strong … – Lexology (registration)

Objective, rather than subjective, assessment is required of whether an employee based overseas has a strong …
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We will have to wait for the decision of the employment tribunal to which this case is being remitted to find out whether in this case there is a strong connection between Mr Green's employment and UK employment law. However, the very fact there was a …

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UKIP MEP Roger Helmer says retirement is nothing to do with allegation he misused EU cash – Leicester Mercury


Leicester Mercury
UKIP MEP Roger Helmer says retirement is nothing to do with allegation he misused EU cash
Leicester Mercury
Paul naturally decided to seek other employment for the remaining 50% of his time, and took a second half-time contract with another employer, as he was perfectly entitled to do under UK employment law. The second contract was with UKIP. I can confirm …

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UK: Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work For Private Equity – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

UK: Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work For Private Equity
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Companies that operate in the "gig economy", using a largely self-employed workforce, have enjoyed enormous growth in recent years but in the UK, these companies have come into conflict with long-established UK employment law. In our view, current laws …

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Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work for Private Equity – Lexology (registration)


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Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work for Private Equity
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Companies that operate in the “gig economy”, using a largely self-employed workforce, have enjoyed enormous growth in recent years but in the UK, these companies have come into conflict with long-established UK employment law. In our view, current laws …

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Employment Status and the Gig Economy – it’s not just employees that are entitled to employment rights – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Employment Status and the Gig Economy – it's not just employees that are entitled to employment rights
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In UK employment law, there are three categories of employment status – employees, workers and the genuinely self-employed. Recent cases coming from the gig economy have brought this issue of employment status back into the spotlight and many …

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EU Cases to Retain Role in UK Employment Law After Brexit, says new White Paper – The National Law Review

EU Cases to Retain Role in UK Employment Law After Brexit, says new White Paper
The National Law Review
Just in case you haven't seen this from the new White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill (where have you been?), here are a few paragraphs on the intended post-Brexit influence of the European Court of Justice (CJEU) on English employment law: 2.12 The …

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