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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

Calculating strike pay deductions, important decision from the Supreme Court

An important judgment has clarified how much pay an employer is entitled to deduct when a teacher takes part in lawful strike action.

Public sector exit payment reforms

HM Treasury’s response to the public sector exit payments consultation tells us that the government has not seen evidence to change their view.

The Apprenticeship Levy: a guide for higher education institutions

In the 2015 Autumn Statement, the Government announced its intention to introduce an ‘apprenticeship levy’ to facilitate increased numbers of…

Susan Matthews
Susan Matthews Principal Associate

Shared Parental Leave & Pay

The principle of SPL is simple; a new approach to allow families more choice and flexibility over how they look after children in the first year.

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

Refusal to allow employee to be accompanied by his companion of choice was a breach of trust and confidence

In the case of Stevens v University of Birmingham the High Court has held that the University’s refusal to allow Professor Stevens to be accompanied…

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Principal Associate

Student mental wellbeing in Higher Education

Universities UK commissioned the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group to produce an updated guidance aimed at senior leaders and…

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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