The Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published a new report, detailing how employers have failed to communicate to employees their policies on sexual harassment, to properly support victims and...
The answer is "it depends". In a recent case, the tribunals confirmed that historic stand-alone breaches of contract could not be used to support a "final straw" argument, where the final straw on its own was not enough for the claim to succeed.
Much has been reported in the news over the past week about the Gender Pay Gap. With the deadline having now passed for organisations employing over 250 employees to publish their pay gap data, what do the results tell us?
Care home fees are a big worry for many older people. If you hope to pass on wealth to your children, you may be concerned that your savings or even your home may be used to pay for your care if you become ill or incapacitated.
On 25 January 2018 the CQC issued updated guidance on the Fit and Proper Persons Requirement (FPPR) for Directors. This note explains how the requirement applies to healthcare providers operating as limited companies.
Inquests can be a difficult and stressful experience for all concerned, requiring careful preparation and a considered approach throughout. In this article, we set out some useful guidance for care providers.
Professor Stephen Hawking was a vocal champion of the NHS, and had been battling with the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over the future of the NHS. He had stated that he would not have had such a long life without the NHS.
The Court of Appeal has held in the case of Pemberton v Inwood that the refusal to grant a ministry licence to a priest in a same-sex marriage did not amount to discrimination as the religious occupational requirement exception applied.
Employers looking overseas to fill vacancies for skilled and senior roles have been facing difficulties over the last few months with restrictions starting to bite on the popular Tier 2 (General) immigration category.