2017 was a significant year for employers and employees alike, with the Taylor Review offering an insight into the gig economy and the Supreme Court's momentous ruling on tribunal fees. What, then, can be expected of 2018?
Following the first instance decision in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and ors earlier this year, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has shed some light on what may be considered an unlawful inducement of employees to cease collective bargaining.
The government has recently published the Trade Bill which aims to preserve the UK's trade policy once it leaves the EU and ensure that the UK is able to continue trading with its trading partners on similar terms.
The work Christmas party can be the event of the year, but employers should ensure they have the necessary protections in place to prevent any potential claims stemming from the behaviour of their employees during the festive proceedings.
The European Commission has released its revised procurement thresholds which apply to contracts awarded under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 and the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016.