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Employer’s Talent Pool was found to be age discriminatory

United Kingdom - November 12 2020 Historically age discrimination in the workplace has been prevalent. The case of Ryan v South West Ambulance Services NHS Trust shows that despite…

Insolvency and furlough fraud - directors beware!

United Kingdom - November 10 2020 There has been much mention in the press in recent times about the amount of allegedly incorrect or fraudulent claims made by employers under the…

COVID-19 puts the spotlight on the UK’s Statutory Sick Pay

OECD, United Kingdom - November 6 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of statutory sick pay (“SSP”) in our society. As other countries around the globe have improved…

Welcome, Furlough Part II - what took you so long?

United Kingdom - November 2 2020 Just when we thought we were saying goodbye to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) (the furlough scheme) and welcome to the new Job Support…

Gender Pay Gap reporting - where are we now and what about ethnicity pay gap reporting?

United Kingdom - October 19 2020 King’s College London’s Global Institute for Women’s Leadership published a report on 14 October, ‘Gender pay gap reporting: a comparative analysis’…

The end of the resident labour market test: good news for employers?

European Union, United Kingdom - October 8 2020 The resident labour market test will be abolished when the UK’s new immigration system starts on 1 January 2021. For employers who rely on skilled…

FCA issues new guidance on fitness and propriety assessments in the financial services sector

United Kingdom - October 7 2020 The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has recently provided information to their regulated firms as to good and bad practice relating to, amongst…

Developing inclusive cultures and fostering diverse workplaces

United Kingdom - October 6 2020 Having a diverse workplace with a culture of inclusivity is now recognised as being a key factor in business performance and success…

The post-Brexit right to work check grace period for EU citizens - is it really that helpful?

European Union, United Kingdom - October 1 2020 We know that EU citizens resident in the UK before 11pm on 31 December 2020 are eligible to apply under the EU Settlement…

The silent threat of unconscious race discrimination in the workplace

United Kingdom - September 28 2020 Throughout recent events which have seen an increased awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement and issues of race equality, there has been a lot…