Recent years have brought a host of challenges for the construction industry but what we expect for 2023?
In People Management, Deborah Scales, Associate at Clarkslegal, discusses the reasons why people professionals would likely welcome a change in set law as a “relatively swift and cost-effective” way to help the workplace.
The UK Government has recently rejected calls for the menopause to be made a 'protected characteristic' and for a large-scale pilot of menopause leave.
A family member of a ‘qualifying’ EEA national (including the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein) must apply for an EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) Family Permit to join their EEA family member in the UK. The EUSS Family Permit is valid for 6 months, and once in the UK, the family member must apply for status under the EU Settlement Scheme.
In Personnel Today, Melanie Pimenta, Senior Solicitor at Clarkslegal, discusses ‘positive action’ and what it means for employers.
In People Management magazine, Deborah Scales, Associate at Clarkslegal LLP, comments on a recent tribunal ruling in which a factory supervisor who handed in her keys in an “anxious state” and said “I’m done” did not resign and was unfairly dismissed.
In recent years, there has been a very significant movement from office-based to remote working, driven initially by the increasing attraction as an employee retention tool of flexible working and, of course, accelerated in a truly unforeseeable way by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Does it contain any requirements which might breach one of the procurement principles of equal treatment, non-discrimination and transparency? If so, you need to raise them now. It is not an option to wait and see if you win and only raise your complaints about the invitation to tender in the event you are unsuccessful.
Last year we witnessed various cases and important decisions affecting the employment legal landscape, including, Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Limited (the first COVID-19-related unfair dismissal case to go to the Court of Appeal); Harpur Trust v Brazel (the Supreme Court case relating to holiday pay for part-time workers); and Tesco Stores Limited v USDAW and Ors (relating to firing and rehiring practices), to name a few.