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Industrial relations: Employer can side-step collective bargaining says Court of Appeal

When agreement can’t be reached through collective bargaining, is an employer permitted to make an offer directly to trade union members?

Andrew Forrest
Andrew Forrest Principal Associate

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Sexual harassment consultation: Six key proposals

On 11 July 2019, the Government Equalities Office launched a technical consultation into the best ways to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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Public sector pensions – two key developments

This month has seen two key developments that are likely to have a wide-reaching ongoing impact on public sector pensions.

Jane Marshall
Jane Marshall Partner

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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

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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…


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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

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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

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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

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