The High Court recently ruled that the information provided in response to a subject access request (SAR) was inadequate and ordered the data controller to provide significant further information. The court also provided guidance on issues that often arise for employers when responding to a SAR
The High Court has decided that an employer was not liable for an injury sustained by an employee at a work Christmas party, and it also was not vicariously liable for the actions of the person who caused the injury
There are some important changes to employment law coming into force in April 2019, including new rules on itemised payslips and increases to national minimum wage rates and minimum auto-enrolment pension contributions. Read on to find out the key changes employers with UK employees should be aware of
The Court of Appeal decides that the proper test for determining whether an employer can lawfully suspend an employee to investigate allegations of misconduct is whether the employer’s decision was a “reasonable and proper” response to the allegations
The Employment Appeal Tribunal finds that personal injury damages are available for failure to provide rest breaks under Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTRegs)
HMRC has published a policy paper and consultation document on extending the off-payroll working rules to the private sector from 6 April 2020. The consultation envisages that the new rules will only apply to large and medium sized businesses so it is likely that businesses with less than 50 employees or an annual turnover of less than £10.2 million will not be caught
The Employment Appeal Tribunal finds no causal connection between employee’s mistaken belief and her disability, so no disability discrimination is found
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
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For financial years starting in 2019, all UK listed companies with more than 250 UK employees will have to publish and explain every year the differences in pay between their chief executive and staff
The government has announced that it will make a range of policy changes and introduce new laws to provide new protections for employees and workers