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UK employment law cases spotlight – May 2022

Our legal team has come together to compile a rundown of employment law cases – including the background and decisions made – that HR and employee relations (ER) professionals should be aware of. Mendy v […]

Employment law consequences arising from P&O

P&O dismissed 800 employees, without consultation, and replaced them with agency workers reportedly paid less than the UK National Minimum Wage (NMW). There has been public and political outcry at the situation and widespread frustration […]

P&O Ferries dismissals and collective consultation

There is widespread disbelief at the turnaround of dismissals at P&O Ferries yesterday, with reports suggesting that 800 of the firm’s employees are to be replaced with agency workers. We do not know the full […]

UK employment law cases spotlight – February 2022

Our legal team has come together to compile a rundown of employment law cases – including the background and decisions made – that HR and employee relations (ER) professionals should be aware of. Slade and […]

UK employment law cases spotlight – November 2021

Our legal team has come together to compile a rundown of employment law cases – including the background and decisions made – that HR and employee relations (ER) professionals should be aware of. Fa Carillion […]

UK employment law cases spotlight – September 2021

Our legal team has come together to compile a rundown of employment law cases – including the background and decisions made – that HR and employee relations (ER) professionals should be aware of. Seccombe v […]

UK employment law cases spotlight – August 2021

Our legal team has come together to compile a rundown of employment law cases – including the background and decisions made – that HR and employee relations (ER) professionals should be aware of. IX v […]

The road to recovery – HR’s long Covid considerations

As the coronavirus pandemic continues and the country moves into a period of relaxed restrictions, there are long-lasting effects of Covid – both for victims suffering from long-term symptoms, and also businesses trying to cope […]

Five key employee relations challenges for the property industry

With government guidance and rules relaxing across the country in relation to Covid-19 restrictions, businesses in all sectors are welcoming employees back into the workplace. However, what should an employer do if an employee – […]

Future employment law changes for HR professionals – what should you know?

You could be forgiven for thinking that, following the turbulent year of 2020 and the effect of the Covid crisis on the government’s legislative plans, 2021 might be a period of relative calm. However, there […]

Q&A for employers – Coronavirus Job Support Scheme (JSS): JSS Open and JSS Closed

This Q&A was written on 29 September 2020 and last updated on 26 October 2020. It will be updated from time to time as more information becomes available. Please note that this document does not constitute […]

Can you claim back costs in the Employment Tribunal?

Unlike claims in the civil courts, a winning party in an Employment Tribunal case does not automatically receive its costs from the losing side. As such, it can be disheartening for an employer to be […]

HR challenges for 2020 and beyond

This year may have been one of the most challenging times for managers on a global scale. While there have been opportunities too, HR teams continue to be tasked with adapting to ever-changing government guidance […]

Directorship and shareholding considerations on exit or introduction of director level employee

As a result of the impacts of Covid-19, a number of businesses are now restructuring their senior teams. In some cases, individuals are taking the opportunity to leave the business on good terms, to pursue […]

Thomas Cook – what this means for employers and employees

Thomas Cook has been in the headlines over the past few weeks in respect of its insolvency and the loss of thousands of jobs in the UK and worldwide. The company failed to secure a […]