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In our first employment law update of 2016 we'd like to highlight a number of legislative and case law developments in the first quarter of 2016.
First half of 2016: Consultation on grandparental leave.
1 January 2016: Section 154-7 of the SBEEA come into force, enabling the government to make regulations requiring the clawback of public sector exit payments.
1 January 2016: Section 148 of the SBEEA 2015 comes into force, empowering the Secretary of State to make regulations requiring prescribed persons to report the anonymous disclosures made to them by whistleblowers.
1 January 2016: FCA clawback provisions apply to FCA-authorised firms and clawback period extended from seven to ten years.
11 January 2016: Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 come into force.
26 or 27 January 2016: Court of Appeal expected to hear Windle v Arada and another (employment status)
15 February 2016: Government to publish its response to the consultation on regulation of recruitment agencies and further restrictions on overseas recruitment
16 or 17 February 2016: Court of Appeal hearing of Sparks v Department for Transport expected.
2 or 3 March 2016: Court of Appeal due to hear Moran and others v Ideal Cleaning Services Ltd.
7 March 2016: FCA and PRA regulatory reference scheme and senior managers’ certification scheme come into force.
26 March 2016: Provisional deadline for the government to introduce gender pay regulations.
1 April 2016: National Living Wage to be introduced.
There are many more developments expected later this year so follow our blog to stay in the loop and avoid being caught out.