As part of a package of reforms aimed at ‘boosting productivity’ and ‘supercharging growth’, Prime Minister Liz Truss, has announced plans to remove reporting obligations such as gender pay gap reporting and regulations on workers’ rights from all businesses who employ less than 500 employees.
Since the implementation of Brexit, we were wondering whether to expect a diversion from EU employment laws and regulations at some point, but no timetable had previously been announced for reform.
How will employment play out in the Metaverse? Will employees be bound by the same rules? Will employers be subject to the same employment laws? How will harassment be dealt with? Is bullying in the Metaverse going to be an issue for employers to deal with?
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s ‘mini budget’ was announced today and is anything but ‘mini’ in terms of its potential impact on employment law. He has proposed a number of important and extensive changes affecting all employers and workers.
The menopause is a natural part of ageing which affects most women and also trans and non-binary people who may not identify as women.
In September 2021, the government launched a consultation – ‘Data: a new direction’ – as part of its proposals to reform the UK’s data protection laws following Brexit, the responses to which were published in June this year.
ACAS have updated their guidance on the practice of suspending an employee during investigations at work.
The controversial practice of ‘quiet quitting’ in the workplace has recently hit the headlines, but what does it mean, and will it have long-lasting effects?