Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.
Shared parental leave: Important judgment from the Court of Appeal
It is not discriminatory to pay men on shared parental leave less than an enhanced rate of pay available to a woman on maternity leave.
Dismissal of nurse after “Monty Python skit” was fair
The dismissal of a nurse who failed to comply with an instruction to stop engaging in unwanted discussions about religion with patients has been…
Fasting and feasting: supporting Muslim Employees during Ramadan and Eid-Al-Fitr
For some employees, Ramadan will have little impact but for others Ramadan may greatly impact on their work.
Personal liability of Directors: Could you be caught out?
Being a director brings with it raft of responsibilities, including a range of duties owed to the company and its stakeholders.
The palaver of public sector exit payments part 2: Return of the cap
The Government has announced its intention to press ahead with a cap on public sector exit payments.
TUPE: Dismissal motivated by ‘personality clash’ was related to transfer
Michael Ryley looks at the recent case of Hare Wines v Kaur where a buyer’s reluctance to inherit a difficult working relationship led to an unfair…
Love is (not) in the air: Handling employees who refuse to work together
What happens when a romantic relationship in the workplace turns sour? If the two employees refuse to work together how should this be managed?
Q&A: Can we deduct lottery contributions from staff pay if this takes some workers below the National Minimum Wage?
Liverpool Associate Lee Rogers answers a frequently asked question about making deductions from pay at an employee’s request.