Monitoring emails

Monitoring in the workplace: can employers read employees’ emails?

A recent European Court ruling has held that a Romanian employee’s right to privacy wasView Article

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The cost of injury to feelings: increased compensation in discrimination claims

Claimants who succeed in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal are able toView Article

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injury to feelings compensation
Holiday pay voluntary overtime

Holiday pay: should it include voluntary overtime?

In the latest development on the issue of how statutory holiday pay should be calculated,View Article

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Data Protection: new obligations for employers

Proposed changes to data protection provisions are due to come into force next year, andView Article

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data protection

Whistleblowing: what is in the public interest?

The Court of Appeal has given guidance on the issue of whether a disclosure isView Article

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Greater clarity on employment status?

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices “Good Work” was published this week.  With 116View Article

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employment status taylor review
right to be accompanied

Breach of the right to be accompanied: what is the cost?

Employees have a statutory right to be accompanied by a work colleague or trade unionView Article

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Are self-employed individuals entitled to holiday pay?

Under the Working Time Regulations (WTR), workers have the right to four weeks annual leaveView Article

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holiday pay
Queen's Speech 2017 and employment law

Employment law and the Queen’s Speech 2017

The Queen’s Speech 2017, delivered on 21 June, set out details of the legislation thatView Article

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Should employers pay enhanced pay for Shared Parental Leave?

Since the introduction of the Shared Parental Leave provisions in April 2015, there has beenView Article

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Shared Parental Leave
Disability discrimination redundancy following sickness absence

Redundancy following sickness absence was not disability discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has given guidance on the issue of discrimination arising from disabilityView Article

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Court of Appeal upholds trade union recognition for small pool of employees

The Court of Appeal has upheld a Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) decision that a groupView Article

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union recognition for small pool of employees