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General Election 2017 | What could we expect for employment law?

General Election 2017 | What could we expect for employment law?

If there’s anything recent election outcomes have taught us, it’s that anything can happen. The country has woken up to a hung parliament, which spells even more uncertainty for businesses as we enter into Brexit negotiations. So, whilst the parties jostle to try to form a government, what could...

10 tips for managing grievances

10 tips for managing grievances

Workplace grievances can arise at any time from any employee. It is very important for employers to approach grievances reasonably and fairly. To help you, we have put together our top 10 tips on managing workplace grievances...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Latest News

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Latest News

ACAS has issued revised guidance on the gender pay gap reporting obligations...

Disability discrimination – reasonable adjustments?

Disability discrimination – reasonable adjustments?

In the case The Government Legal Service v Mrs T Brookes UKEAT/0302/16/RN, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the Government Legal Service failed to make a reasonable adjustment when it would not allow an applicant who suffered from Asperger's syndrome to answer a multiple choice test in...

Do all hours of sleep-in shifts count for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage?

Do all hours of sleep-in shifts count for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage?

The EAT last week handed down judgment in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake, a decision which has been awaited by numerous businesses, particularly those in the care home sector, given that it addresses the issue of whether employees who sleep-in are working for National Minimum...

How flexible is flexible working?

How flexible is flexible working?

Employees with at least 26 weeks' continuous employment can make a request for flexible working under the statutory scheme for any reason. There is no right to work flexibly, only a right to make a request to do so. The aim of the legislation is to encourage discussions between the employer and...

How to carry out a fair performance management process

How to carry out a fair performance management process

Underperformance in the workplace can be a common issue. How do employers go about dealing with poor performance fairly? Read our top ten tips in managing poor performance...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – Legal-ease: Gender pay gap reporting

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – Legal-ease: Gender pay gap reporting

The gender pay gap reporting legislation will require employers with 250 or more employees to publish information about the gender pay gap in their organisation every year...

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

Changes are on the horizon for April 2017 and we have set out below some of the key changes that HR will need to be aware of...

10 steps for recruiting fairly

10 steps for recruiting fairly

As an employer, you want to ensure you recruit the right person for the role but you also need to ensure that the recruitment process carried out is fair. How do you achieve this?

Budget 2017 – what does HR need to know?

Budget 2017 – what does HR need to know?

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, used yesterdays’ Spring Budget to launch a series of measures aimed at boosting technical skills and productivity and raising tax contributions from workers who are self-employed or who operate through limited companies...

Holiday pay update

Holiday pay update

The long running debate on holiday pay has reached an end…well at least for now! The Supreme Court has refused permission for British Gas to appeal the holiday pay case brought by Mr Lock...

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