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The meaning of ‘public interest’ in a whistleblowing context: more than just a numbers game

In June 2013 the whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 were amended to introduce a new requirement for a disclosure to be made in the public…

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2017 Rates and Limits

Download our 2017 Rates and Limits Guide here

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Law Torque newsletter – January 2017

Read the January 2017 edition of Law Torque here.

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Our top 5 legal HR predictions for the year

We’ve dusted off our crystal balls and here’s our pick of the top 5 employment law developments for SMEs to look out for in 2017: 1. Brexit – don’t…

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Gig, going, gone?

Could the “gig economy” be on its way out, just as we’re getting used to the terminology?  Businesses seeking to use responsive mobile apps also want a workforce…

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Autumn statement 2016: the death knell of employee shareholder status

Yesterday’s Autumn statement included several significant measures in the field of employment law but most important of all was the Chancellor’s announcement that employee shareholder status (ESS), introduced…

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Parental bereavement leave: New rights proposed for bereaved parents

Working parents who lose a child have no legal entitlement currently to take paid leave to begin their grieving process in private or to put necessary arrangements in…

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Judicial assessment introduced for Employment Tribunal cases

Under a new procedure introduced this month, Employment Judges are able to carry out a formal assessment of Tribunal claims.  The idea is that the Judge will try…

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Can protecting an employee’s pay on a permanent basis be a reasonable adjustment?

According to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Limited v Powell the answer to this question is: ‘Yes’. In a potentially troubling decision…

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Torque Law to guide SMEs through the human resources law maze

Write up by Greg Wright, Deputy Business Editor at the Yorkshire Post TWO leading lawyers have established a firm which will provide employment law advice to small and medium-sized…

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