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Employers liable to civil penalty of up to £20,000 for each illegal worker.
Can inconsistent treatment alone lead to a finding of unfair dismissal?
Christmas is coming, and employers are preparing for the annual influx of seasonal staff.
The announcement that the minimum wage for workers over 25 will rise to £7.20 from April 2016 is likely to hit domiciliary and residential care providers hard.
The long-awaited statutory guidance has been published. This briefing sets out the key points for business.
Five employment updates likely to give employers a fright, including mandatory gender pay gap reporting.
‘Suffragettes’ has brought equality into the limelight once more.
Shoosmiths considers the impact upon UK employers who transfer employee data to their US parent companies and suggests next steps.
Continued consultation in the area of zero-hours contracts has led to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills producing a guidance document for employers.
Stand by for an ‘immigration skills charge’ and ‘illegal working checks’.
Don’t be guilty of ‘unwitting facilitation’ – decide on your approach now.
Case law confirms that HR is essential to supporting management when dealing with employee relations issues; however there is a clear difference between supporting a process and influencing a decision.
As the government seeks to resolve the UK’s skills gap and reduce net migration into the UK, Shoosmiths examines two new charges which are proposed to be levied on businesses.
Up by a fifth in a year.
There is already a significant difference in Employment Tribunal (ET) procedure north and south of the border and there is more to come!...
’Persons with significant control’ provisions pushed back, among other changes.
Managed Services Ltd v Edwards v Anorshows that if the employee is connected to the organised grouping for administrative purposes only then they are unlikely to be assigned.
A recent case has offered hope to employers who fail to take action following allegations of gross misconduct straight away.
A balance needs to be struck between improving transparency in the supply chain while ensuring that businesses take appropriate and proportionate action to tackle modern slavery.
Holiday and family leave: are employees entitled to take holiday even after a period of family leave?
Employees who take ‘family leave’ may not always given the opportunity to take accrued holiday when they return. But is this legal?