Employment Law News

  • Employment law changes

    The start of the new tax year on 6 April 2014 will see a number of changes to employment law. The rule changes will affect many areas of employment law, from employment tribunals and discrimination, to everyday areas such as auto-enrolment and maternity pay. Read more ...

  • CV fraud

    There is no doubt that CV fraud is on the increase; in a recent survey, one in five candidates admitted to lying on their CV and more than 50 per cent of employers said they had spotted material inaccuracies in CVs. Read more ...

  • Resignation checklist – what to do when an employee resigns

    All employers, no matter how good they are, will likely have to deal with an employee resignation at some point. Sometimes it is because an employee’s personal circumstances change and sometimes it is because they have been offered a better opportunity elsewhere. Read more ...

  • Employment tribunal traps to avoid

    An employee can take an employer to an employment tribunal for a variety of reasons. These include claims for unfair dismissal, unpaid wages, redundancy and discrimination. If the claim is successful, the tribunal can order the employer to pay compensation and/or give the employee their job back. Read more ...

  • Religion and belief in the workplace

    The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their religion or belief. With religious festivals of all faiths spread throughout the year, employers need to be aware of workers’ rights and some of the issues that can arise to avoid costly tribunal claims. Read more ...

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