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Mind the gap - the Implications of the Gender Pay Gap Regulations

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The gap between male and female pay remains stubbornly around 20% despite the existence of legislation introduced in the 1970s outlawing unequal pay as between the sexes.


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Misuse of Confidential Information - How Can You Protect Your Business?

Friday, 27 July 2018

What are the steps businesses should take to effectively reduce the risk of employees misusing confidential information?

Misuse of Confidential Information

Articles & Blogs Employment Public Sector

Public Sector Gender Pay Gap in the Second Year Reveals Insignificant Change

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Recent publications indicate that there is a growing pay gap within the public sector.

Public Sector Gender Pay Gap in the Second Year Reveals Insignificant Change

Articles & Blogs Employment

Reasonable Adjustments - How far must a policy go?

Friday, 27 January 2017

In the widely reported case of FirstGroup Plc v Paulley, the Supreme Court found that a bus operator's policy to...

Reasonable Adjustments - How far must a policy go?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Roadmap Review, COVID-Status Certification Reports and Social Distancing Update

Friday, 16 July 2021

Following the publishing of further outcome reports on the roadmap reviews, the Prime Minister has confirmed that England will move to the final stage of easing coronavirus restrictions on 19 July.

Roadmap Review, COVID-Status Certification Reports and Social Distancing Update

Articles & Blogs Employment

Should payment under a settlement agreement be taxed as 'earnings'?

Friday, 05 June 2015

In a recent case, the First-tier Tribunal held that a payment made to an employee under a settlement agreement in settlement of a potential race discrimination claim.


Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Summary of the Latest NQHR HR Club

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Narrow Quay HR runs a series of HR Clubs throughout the year and the most recent is summarised in this article. If readers want to sign up to the next session, the link is set out below.

New 'Job Support Scheme' to Follow the End of Furlough

Articles & Blogs Employment

Termination Payments, Settlement Agreements and Tax

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

The Budget in March 2016 announced compulsory national insurance contributions (NICs) on compensatory payments over £30,000.


Articles & Blogs Employment

The Limits of Express Mobility Clauses in Workplace Relocations

Friday, 20 January 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed the approach that employers should take when seeking to close one place of work and relocate employees to another.


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The Meaning of 'Client' for the Purposes of a TUPE Service Provision Change

Friday, 12 June 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that where a company contracts out a service, which is subsequently subcontracted the subcontractors employees may transfer into the company's employment if the service is taken back in-house.


Articles & Blogs Employment

The Queen's Speech - what does it mean for employment law?

Friday, 05 June 2015

Following the general election result on 7 May 2015, we reported on the new Conservative government's key pledges on employment law.


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Uber's Contractual Arrangements Deemed "Convoluted, Complex and Artificial"

Friday, 21 December 2018

It's third time unlucky for Uber, as the Court of Appeal hold that their drivers have worker status.


Articles & Blogs Employment

Update - Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Friday, 05 June 2015

On 26 May 2015, the ban on exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts and other employment provisions under SBEEA came in to force.


Articles & Blogs Employment

When Is Employee Re-Engagement Considered Impracticable?

Friday, 30 April 2021

In the case of Kelly v GA European Tour (2021), the Court of Appeal has held that if an employer had a genuine and rational belief that a dismissed employee would be incapable of fulfilling the role, this could make re-engagement impracticable.

When Is Employee Re-Engagement Considered Impracticable?

Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare

Whistleblowing - Is it up to Employers to Decide if Disclosure Is Protected?

Thursday, 20 July 2017

When considering whether to dismiss an employee, employers should be cautious not to underestimate any disclosure made by an employee and whether this may amount to a protected disclosure under whistleblowing legislation.

Whistleblowing - Is it up to Employers to Decide if Disclosure Is Protected?