changes to employment law

FORTHCOMING CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT LAW

  • 14 February 2017
  • McGrade

April 2017 A number of important changes to employment law come into operation in April 2017. National minimum wage in...

uber

HOW DOES THE UBER RULING AFFECT ME?

  • 01 November 2016
  • McGrade

An Employment Tribunal has very recently issued a Judgment following a claim by drivers engaged by Uber, which ruled they are ‘workers’ wi...

sex discrimination

Sex Discrimination Costs Network Rail £28,000

  • 01 October 2016
  • McGrade

An Employment Tribunal in Glasgow has found that David Snell was unlawfully discriminated against by Network Rail when he took parental leave ...

whistleblowing

WHISTLEBLOWING AND AVOIDING A “CULTURE OF FEAR”

  • 01 February 2016
  • McGrade

Yesterday, the report from Dame Janet Smith into the BBC’s culture and practices during the Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall years were produced...

minimum wage increase

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

  • 01 February 2016
  • McGrade

On 1 April 2016, the National Minimum Wage will increase to reflect the National Living Wage. This is no April fool’s joke. T...

monitoring employees

MONITORING EMPLOYEES’ PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • 01 January 2016
  • McGrade

A recent decision from the European Court of Rights (Bărbulescu v. Romania) has confirmed that it is legitimate for an employer to monitor em...

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