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The 'gig economy' - a view from the Office of Tax Simplification
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2016

We have all heard the term 'gig economy' but what does it actually mean? The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), in its focus paper (published on 2


Changing strike ballots:new regulations published
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

The Trade Union Act 2016 ('Act') changes the rules governing industrial action ballots by introducing a new 50 threshold for voter turnout, with an


What rates of pay are agricultural workers entitled to?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

It depends on where they work. Scottish workers are entitled to the rates set by the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board (see below). Agricultural


Corporate News - November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking views on its Discussion Paper outlining possible approaches to the


The gender pay gap and equal pay - what’s the difference?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

Sometimes people get confused between the gender pay gap and equal pay. They are not all the same thing. The gender pay gap measures the difference


Careless talk - conduct of settlement meeting entitled employee to resign
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

The dispute in Lenlyn UK Ltd v Kular started when the company, which runs retail foreign exchange bureaux, found that £1.9m cash had disappeared over


Something or nothing? EAT confirms correct causation test for discrimination arising from a disability
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

The claimant in Madani Schools Federation v Uddin was training as a PE teacher via the "assessment based option". He had had various periods off sick


Sentencing Update: Scottish Power v HMA
  • Burness Paull LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

Over the course of the last few months there has been a significant increase in the level of criminal fines imposed by courts in both Scotland and


Redundancy: Can an "Insensitive" and "Perfunctory" Redundancy Consultation amount to unfair dismissal?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

The EAT recently provided useful guidance and warnings to employers engaging in a redundancy consultation. In Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate


Gender pay gap reporting in the UK: Frequently asked questions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

Over the next few weeks into the New Year we are going to publish a series of short blog posts on gender pay gap reporting in the UK, based on the