Important case law developments – January 2018

Jan 05, 2018 (1)    Discrimination based on a perceived disability found as unlawful In the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tr

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

World Mental Health Day 2017 – Mental health in the workplace

Oct 10, 2017 What is mental health? ACAS define mental health as: “The mental and emotional state in which we feel able to cope with normal stresses of everyday life.” When an individual

European Human Rights Court limits employers’ right to monitor employee emails

Oct 06, 2017 Last month, Europe’s Human Rights Court established that employers can monitor employees’ emails but only if they notify the employee in advance. This represents the rapid evolving area of legisla

Where are employers going wrong when managing annual leave?

Sep 28, 2017 In light of the recent controversy that has surrounded Ryanair in regard to management of annual leave, Personnel Today have published 5 common employer pitfalls. At Employment Law Services (ELS) we h

What to do if your employee resigns and doesnt work notice

Sep 21, 2017 What action can you take when an employee resigns but does not work their required notice period? In the first instance, employees are generally under a contractual duty to give th

Public sector pay cap to be lifted from next year

Sep 13, 2017 Theresa May’s Government announced yesterday they will end the 1% annual cap on public sector pay by 2018 and in 2017, police and prison staff will be awarded with a 2% and 1.7% rise. However, Se

Pimlico Plumber case goes to the Supreme Court!

Aug 15, 2017 Last Tuesday, Pimlico Plumbers were granted permission to appeal their long and potentially revolutionary case to the Supreme Court. The case of Pimlico Plumbers is the latest in a series

Important case judgements employers should consider before making a decision

Aug 02, 2017 Six key employment case decisions, first posted by Personnel Today. (1)  Tribunal Fees R (On the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor (Supreme Court) On the 2