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Unilateral imposition of pay award was unlawful inducement

United Kingdom - June 17 2022 In INEOS Infrastructure Grangemouth Ltd v Jones and Ors the EAT upheld an Employment Tribunal’s decision that an employer’s imposition of a pay award…

New visa route may open door to wider talent pool for employers

United Kingdom - June 6 2022 The UK government has announced the implementation of a new visa scheme for ‘high potential individuals’ which is welcome news to employers as the…

Government launches Future of Work Review

United Kingdom - May 24 2022 Having failed to include the much-anticipated Employment Bill in the Queen’s Speech on 10 May, on 12 May the Government published terms of reference…

Carers in the workplace: Why supporting employees with caring responsibilities matters

United Kingdom - April 28 2022 Following the interest in our Employee Wellbeing series to date, we have released this additional fifth article focusing on the support that can be…

Living safely with COVID-19: new guidance published

United Kingdom - April 1 2022 Following the Government’s announcement in February 2022 of its Living with COVID-19 strategy, today sees the removal of the final COVID-19 measures…

Government to produce statutory code of practice on ‘fire and rehire’

United Kingdom - March 30 2022 On Tuesday 29 March the Labour Markets minister Paul Scully announced in Parliament that the government will be producing a new statutory code on the…

Right to work checks: Latest developments for employers

United Kingdom - March 29 2022 In response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, on 30 March 2020, the government introduced a modified right to work (RTW) scheme to assist…

Government to publish guidance on voluntary ethnicity pay gap reporting but will not make reporting mandatory

United Kingdom - March 17 2022 On 17 March the Government published a policy paper “Inclusive Britain: government response to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities” in…

Supporting employees undergoing fertility treatment

United Kingdom - March 10 2022 In this fourth article in our Employee Wellbeing series we take a look at the business rationale for employers providing support to employees…

Supporting employees through baby loss and neonatal treatment

United Kingdom - March 3 2022 In our third article in our Employee Wellbeing series we focus on the support which can be provided to employees who experience a miscarriage or…