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Chris Piggott

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has indicated it will be updating its current guidance and Employment Code of Practice to reflect the forthcoming duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. This follows the Worker...

Agency workers to replace striking workers? An insight into the debate so far...

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Both the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) have openly been critical of the government in its plan to revoke the ban on replacing striking workers with agency workers during industrial action. This runs...

Proposed Employment Tribunal Fees and Their Implications

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Last week the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) began a consultation on the re-introduction of fees for employment tribunal claims and appeals to the EAT. How Does the Proposed Fee Structure Impact Employment Tribunal Claims and Appeals?...

The Cost of Skipping Employment Checks

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Twas the day before Valentines… Back in August 2023 the Home Office announced it would be increasing the penalties applied to employers who employ individuals who do not have the appropriate immigration permission in the UK. No date for...

In or Out: Is flexible working becoming litigious?

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As the call for return to office working increases in demand, a recent judgment has held that a senior employee could not expect to work from home full time. So, can an employer deny flexible working requests if the role requires some office attendance?...

2023 Top 5 Employment Law Decisions- Just In Case You've Missed Them

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Holiday pay Following the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Harper v Brazil, the calculation of holiday pay for regular and part year workers became more complicated and expensive for employers. The government is overruling the decision and proposes to...