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As January is often seen as the time for instigating change, we thought it would be helpful to consider some possible New Year resolutions for those of you who have HR responsibilities.
Goodman Derrick has received recommendations in all of its core commercial practice areas from Chamber & Partners and The Legal 500 in their 2014 editions.
Goodman Derrick has represented Mr Conley King in his claim against The Sash Window Workshop for backdated commission-based holiday pay.
The workshops are entitled ‘Dealing with Bullying and Harassment’ and ‘Managing Sickness Absence’.
The Davies Report from 2010 recommended an increase in the number of women on the board of directors of listed UK companies.
October 2014 brings yet more changes to employment law, including national minimum wage rises and time off for partners to attend antenatal appointments.
Soon there will be a major debate in Westminster on the future of the union that will likely lead to other changes.
Are post-termination restrictions on a recruitment consultant enforceable where information is widely available on social media?
The High Court has held that six-month non-dealing and non-solicitation post-termination restrictions were enforceable by the recruitment business against a former employee.
No, according to the EAT, in the case of a group of agency workers who were assigned to one hirer for periods ranging from between six and 25 years.
Is it correct that a contract can only be implied between an individual worker and an end user where it is necessary to do so?
A contract can only be implied between an individual and the end user where it is necessary to do so in order to give effect to the reality of the relationship.
29 July 2014 will mark the first anniversary of the introduction of legal fees in the employment tribunal.
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — corporate governance: proposals that all UK companies should be aware of
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is seeking to impose an obligation on all UK companies to create and maintain a register of beneficial ownership.
A case is currently being considered by the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning obesity and a ruling is expected shortly.
Yes, was the view of the European Court of Justice in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd last week.
The Health and Work Service is being introduced by the government in accordance with recommendations made by Dame Carol Black.
This briefing provides an explanation of how the new flexible working regime will work, along with some advice for employers on how to minimise the risks of litigation.
Opinion that employee not disabled under Equality Act does not give employer defence for not making reasonable adjustments
Employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. However, this duty only arises where the employer knows the employee is suffering from a qualifying disability.
Alison Downie, head of employment at Goodman Derrick, is set to chair the Law Society’s Survive and Thrive Law Management Roadshow.
The employment team at Goodman Derrick will be hosting a breakfast seminar on the key discrimination law case decisions for employers during 2013–14.
As with 2013, there will be no rest for employment law advisers, employers and HR practitioners in 2014, with further legislative change on the agenda.