December, 2017

Employment law issues employers are set to face in 2018

Dec 21, 2017 (1)  General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) By now, everyone should have a basic awareness on what GDPR represents and what this means going forward. The GDP

Top 5 employment decisions of 2017

Dec 19, 2017 Over the last year, employment law headlines have been dominated by case law developments on employment status, annual leave, religious dress in the workplace and shared parental leave. In July, th

Surveillance cameras and privacy at work

Dec 14, 2017 Article 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998 provides that all individuals have the right to respect for private and family life. Therefore, would video surveillance of lecture theatres violate a univer

Government scraps fit for work assessments

Dec 11, 2017 The Government have confirmed that following low referral rates, the national fit for work referral scheme will be scrapped in England and Wales on 31st March 2018 and on 31st 

An employer’s guide to Christmas bonuses

Dec 06, 2017 One question often asked by employers at this time of year is whether they are obliged to pay its employees a Christmas bonus if they have done so in earlier years. Are employers legally ob