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27 January 2020 Parental bereavement leave and pay

Draft Regulations has now been published in respect of ‘Jack’s Law’, giving bereaved employed parents and those with parental responsibility the right to two weeks’ leave following the death of a child under 18 (including stillbirths after 24 weeks of pregnancy).

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23 January 2020 EHRC harassment guidance

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued technical guidance this month on Sexual harassment and harassment at work.

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20 January 2020 Ahmed v BBC – the BBC pay a high price for equal pay

In the latest of the ongoing equal pay controversies within the BBC, the Employment Tribunal has handed down its judgment in Samira Ahmed case in a decision expected to cost the BBC in the region of £700,000 in back pay.

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14 January 2020 More protection required for retailer workers as violence is on the rise, according to latest statistics

Following an MP debate on 5 November 2019, the government is due to release long-awaited guidance as to how it intends to protect workers in the retail industry against violence, harassment and abuse.

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13 January 2020 A year on: the Capped Costs Pilot Scheme

On 14 January 2019 a Capped Costs Pilot Scheme was introduced in the Leeds and Manchester Business and Property Courts, and has been set to run for two years.

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3 January 2020 Compulsory retirement age still hitting the headlines

Professor Ewart has succeeded in his age discrimination claim against Oxford University after reaching its compulsory retirement age of 68.

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31 December 2019 Increases to minimum wages in April 2020

The wage rises will be welcomed by the lowest paid workers but raising the minimum wage levels significantly more than the current rate of inflation will increase pressures on employers.

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17 December 2019 Claims on the rise

The Tribunal statistics for the period July to September 2019 have been published and show a continuing rise in single employment tribunal cases.

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13 December 2019 Beards: Smart or Not?

In Sethi v Elements Personnel Services Limited, the Employment Tribunal has considered the implications of dress codes on men.

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13 December 2019 Election outcome - Conservative NHS plans?

The NHS was one of the most prominent aspects of the election campaigns and, on the basis of the Tory manifesto, we can now plan.

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