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Off-Payroll Worker changes – affecting both public and private sector

Draft legislation has now been published which sets out the intended changes to the Off-Payroll Worker provisions.

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Principal Associate

New survey reveals over a third of supply chain professionals do not monitor for modern slavery convictions

Survey of 100 senior UK supply chain professionals also reveals an industry bracing for a rise in insolvencies, increasing fuel costs and pressure for…

Restrictive Covenants: First Supreme Court case for 100 years upholds post-termination restriction

Reassuringly for employers, the Supreme Court upheld a ‘non-compete’ clause imposed by the company on a senior executive.

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Principal Associate

Holiday pay: Northern Ireland police case challenges Bear Scotland

Ben Daniel considers the implications of this case for employers in the rest of the UK.

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

Do we need to record all employee working time? New case from the ECJ

The European Court of Justice has held that an employer must keep records of all hours worked to fulfil its obligations under the Working Time…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Maternity leave: what constitutes reasonable contact with employees?

Rebecca Driffield looks at a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case on this issue and offers some practical advice.

Jon Gregson
Jon Gregson Principal Associate

Final written warnings: will the Employment Tribunal re-open old warnings (and do internal hearings ever have to do so)?

Laura Roberts, a Chartered Legal Executive in our Liverpool team, talks you through this tricky decision.

Mandy Higgins
Mandy Higgins Partner

Beyond the Employment Tribunal: what happens next when a claim just won’t go away?

Peter Wake, uses a recent Weightmans case to explain what happens next when an employee raises the same claim in a different forum.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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