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What is the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill?

United Kingdom - January 24 2023 The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill (the Bill) was introduced to the UK Parliament on 10 January 2023 and underwent its second reading on 16…

Is it fair for employers to reopen closed disciplinary procedures?

United Kingdom - January 24 2023 The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that it is not necessarily unfair to dismiss an employee after reopening a closed Disciplinary process…

Saying farewell to (the idea of) a single enforcement body for employment rights … for now at least!

United Kingdom - January 18 2023 In 2018, the government outlined its "vision for the future of the UK labour market" in its Good Work Plan. As part of that plan, the establishment…

KPMG publishes “Mind the Gap” report on social mobility progression

United Kingdom - January 17 2023 KPMG recently partnered with social mobility experts, the Bridge Group, to carry out a “progression gap” analysis which examined the career paths of…

Pension transfer case to be heard in UK courts

United Kingdom - January 10 2023 The UK Court of Appeal has ruled that the Brussels Convention 1968 article 13(3), which allows consumers to bring legal action in the courts of their…

Widow challenges late spouse’s former employer over pensions clawback

United Kingdom - January 9 2023 A widow in the UK has challenged financial services firm Northern Trust over its decision to recover £165,000 in employer contributions from her late…

Diversity and inclusion: maintaining the momentum

United Kingdom - January 6 2023 A recent report conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) assessed the extent and effectiveness of efforts made by…

New EU Directive on gender balance on listed companies’ boards

European Union, United Kingdom - December 21 2022 Far too often company boards remain characterised by persistent gender imbalances. Progress in addressing this issue has been slow. However, a decade…

The Scottish Government’s new strategy to address racial inequality in the workplace

United Kingdom - December 20 2022 The Scottish Government has launched a new strategy called “A Fairer Scotland for All: An Anti-Racist Employment Strategy”, which aims to encourage…

Consultation on flexible working - the UK government response

United Kingdom - December 19 2022 With the difficulties that employers are facing in attracting and retaining workers, flexible working has become a key means not only to attract more…