General Election 2017 – Employment Law Policies

Hello Philip, and welcome back to your monthly employment law update. In last week’s case law update, we looked at disability discrimination and type 2 diabetes. Last month’s employment law updated features on workwear, grievances and the gig economy. With a general election just around the corner, this month’s update focuses on the employment law [...]

Brexit News – Immigration Clamp Down

Since Britain voted out of the EU in June 2016, we have always maintained the view that until told otherwise very little will change for EU/UK relations until the exit negotiations conclude. The first pre-Brexit change could be implemented after the election after the Conservatives announced plans to cut net migration to fewer than 100,000 [...]

Sacked For Sleeping With Orlando Bloom

As always we round off the newsletter with an incredulous employment law story that has wound up in the tabloids. This month, to counterbalance the high political features, we have three tales of smut, vandalism and ‘banter’. Our first case is a classic example of why staff should not fraternise or make themselves too familiar [...]