Court clarifies the threshold for triggering collective consultation obligations.
On 30 April, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its decision on whether the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) was right to...more
The changes affect the areas of antenatal appointments, equal pay audits, national minimum wage, Reserve Forces membership, whistleblowing, and shared parental leave....more
UK employers have four months to prepare for the Shared Parental Leave Regulations coming into force.
The UK’s Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014 (the Regulations) are due to take effect on 1 December 2014. Shared...more
UK employers need to be aware of several key dates for the act’s proposed changes.
On 13 March, the Children and Families Act 2014 received Royal Assent. This act will bring a number of changes for employers and...more
The statistics show a huge fall in the number of claims, which may be due to the introduction of tribunal fees....more
The Welfare Benefits Up-rating Order 2014 (SI 2014/147) has now been published, detailing changes that come into force from 6 April 2014....more
New TUPE Regulations come into force on 31 January, with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills issuing updated accompanying guidance.
On 31 January 2014, the regulations that will amend the UK’s Transfer...more
European Banking Authority publishes regulatory technical standards for the identification of “material risk takers”, reducing the potential impact of the new rules on bonus caps....more
With implications for employers, Court’s decision reinforces that non-mainstream religions also fall within the scope of the Equality Act.
On December 11, in R (on the application of Hodkin and another) v Registrar...more
The response to the Consultation will result in key changes to automatic employee transfer legislation, although the changes do not go as far as originally planned.
On 5 September, the UK government published its...more
New Employment Tribunal rules, new provisions on pre-termination negotiations, and changes regarding collective redundancy consultation apply from 29 July.
On 29 July, key changes to UK employment law came into force....more
Court holds that, where a transferee employer is not a party to collective negotiations, it should not be bound by the outcome of those negotiations.
On 18 July, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) handed...more
UK Employment Appeal Tribunal issues decision that will require employers to collectively consult on all redundancies of 20 or more employees over a 90-day period.
The report from the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards includes recommendations on remuneration, diversity, and whistleblowing.
On June 19, the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (the Commission)...more
New procedural rules to take effect and tribunal fees to be introduced on 29 July 2013.
On 3 June, the UK government published "The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013" (the New...more
Reports show that the number of female board members at UK-listed companies continues to grow but that the rate of appointments must increase to meet targets for gender-balanced boardrooms....more
Changes include the annual increase on certain statutory payments and a reduction in the collective consultation period for large redundancy exercises.
Changes to the collective consultation regime were announced by...more
Annual increase on certain statutory payments takes effect from 1 February.
On 1 February, the annual increase on certain statutory payments comes into effect. The key changes are the following...more
Change will reduce collective consultation burden on UK employers and means that redundancy dismissals can take effect more quickly.
On 18 December, the UK government announced an important change to the minimum...more