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watch our employment law update for in house lawyers - October 2018

24 October 2018

James Tait covers the latest update in employment law, looking firstly at the ongoing issue of employment status (issues arising out of Uber and Deliveroo cases) and the impact that this has on contracts and liability.

We also update on the developments in IR35 - how it applies to businesses in both the public and private sector, and the impact this has on tax. Finally James looks at some recent cases considering the issue of protecting employer’s reputation and brand image.

Watch our Employment law update for In house lawyers - October 2018

Read our blog here for more information on IR35.

You can also follow our LinkedIn showcase page where you’ll find lots of useful resources and information aimed at in house lawyers.

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Changes to immigration rules

The Government have announced a number of changes to the Immigration Rules, some of which are detailed below.

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Legal updates

Employer responsible for ex-employee data breach

In the recent case of Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants the Court of Appeal held that an employer could be held vicariously liable even where the intention of the employee committing the relevant act was to harm his employer rather than to achieve some benefit for himself or to inflict injury on a third party.


Hear from our immigration specialists on the impact of Brexit on EU workers

Following the Brexit vote, Helen Taylor and Natalie Fuller discuss the impact Brexit will have on EU workers and how companies can ensure they are following the correct procedures when it comes to right to work checks.


Legal updates

Personal liability for whistleblowing unfair dismissal claims

It is well understood that employers may be liable for whistleblowing related dismissals.


The opinions expressed on this video are provided for the purposes of general interest and information and should not be relied upon. They contain only summaries of aspects of the subject matter at the time of publishing and do not provide comprehensive statements of the law. They do not constitute legal advice and do not provide a substitute for it. So why not talk to us and seek advice that's tailored to you? You can look up one of our experts on this website or call on 0370 270 6000.

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