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BEIS has published new guidance for employment tribunals users on the powers available to tribunals. The guidance is a response to feedback that suggested a lack of awareness or confusion over what powers tribunals have to... >>

The Home Office has announced that the current Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, Sara Thornton, will become the new Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. Home Secretary Sajid Javid made the final decision... >>

Construction union Unite is launching a High Court case against the original chairman of the Consulting Association and a director of Sir Robert McAlpine, Cullum McAlpine, after a “blacklisting” file was discovered in... >>

On 26 February 2019, the Fawcett Society and Hogan Lovells published a new report highlighting gaps in equality legislation which leave Parliament “above the law” on sexual harassment. The report explained that MPs and... >>

Outgoing chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council Sara Thornton has called for the introduction of positive race discrimination for new recruits. In an interview to mark 20 years since the Macpherson report into Stephen... >>

Shadow Women and Equalities Minister Dawn Bulter has revealed new plans from Labour to give workers a day-one right to select their working hours. The plan encompasses job-sharing, working from home, part-time, annualized or compressed... >>

The TUC and the GMB union have unveiled a new model disability “passport”. This is accompanied by a model policy, to be agreed between union representatives and employers. The initiative is designed to promote compliance... >>

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published guidance and an online calculator on how to calculate holiday pay for workers whose hours or pay are not fixed. The guidance, which is not... >>

In Braine and others v The National Gallery ET/2201625/18 an employment judge considered whether art experts were workers, employees or independent contractors. An employment judge (EJ) has held that art experts who... >>

As part of an inquiry, the Women and Equalities Committee heard evidence from the Civil Service and the BBC about their use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to hide the circumstances and details of settlement agreements in... >>

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