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The Gender Pay Gap: legal action for non-compliance

May 11, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

The EHRC began the enforcing of legal action recently for all companies who have failed to comply to the new gender pay gap reporting process.

‘Universal Jobmatch’ online service to be replaced

From 14th May 2018, the ‘Universal Jobmatch’ online service will be replaced by alternative online service.

How to carry out a Resident Labour Market Test

Advertising a job, seems easy doesn’t it? However, when employing a non-EU national under the Tier 2 (G) arrangements, this is when it becomes complicated.

Upcoming employment law updates for 2018

March 12, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

This year, the UK shall see a lot of employment law updates come into effect, so what exactly are the next upcoming changes for 2018?

RCoS is oversubscribed again | Hudson McKenzie

The first time the RCoS quota was oversubscribed was in 2015, when there were three months of employers being refused requests.

How does insolvency impact employment rights?

Many large companies can be at risk of becoming insolvent – so what happens to an employees rights if this happens and what measures should be put in place?

Work placement opportunity | Hudson McKenzie

January 10, 2018 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

Hudson McKenzie is currently looking for a highly efficient Mandarin and English-speaking student or graduate for a work placement opportunity.

Sponsor licence revoked: What should you do?

Further attention and clarification must be given to exactly what responsibilities companies are required to uphold, when employing from overseas.

Rahul Batra provides evidence at the House of Lords.

November 1, 2017 | Employment, Immigration, Latest Thinking

Rahul Batra joined forces with global advertising company McCann to take on questions prompted by the Communications Committee at the House of Lords

Are tribunal fees unlawful?

September 28, 2017 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

Following from the recent judgement of the Supreme Court in July 2017 regarding the abolition of employment tribunal fees, the question arises as to whether this abolition could create a ‘domino’ effect upon all tribunal fees, thus leading to tribunal fees being determined as unlawful outright.

Overseas nurses can breathe a sigh of relief, well only temporarily!

November 20, 2015 | Employment, News

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has been commissioned to conduct a review of shortages in the nursing sector and provide their recommendations to the Home Secretary by February 15 2016. However, by way of an interim measure which has been put in place with immediate effect, the Home Office have agreed to include nursing occupations

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Don’t Discriminate against Companies!

October 19, 2015 | Employment, News

The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in case of EAD Solicitors LLP & Ors v Abrams, recently affirmed that a limited company can bring a claim of discrimination pursuant to the Equality Act 2010 (Equality Act) before an Employment Tribunal. The Court considered the coverage of “person” in the Equality Act, and concluded that a limited company

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Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out!

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently ruled in an employment dispute that an employee’s derogatory comments on social media was not protected disclosure, and could be used as a basis for dismissal as long as the reason was one that fell within s.98 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Act). Background of the case In

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National Living Wage- Employers are you prepared?

September 11, 2015 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his announcement of the 2015 Budget, put forward National Living Wage (NLW) that is to be implemented in April 2016. NLW is expected to bring higher nationwide wages to all employees who are aged 25 or above on top of the National Minimum Wage in place. It

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015- Are you prepared?

September 4, 2015 | Employment, Latest Thinking, News

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Act) is expected to come into full operation in October 2015, and large enterprises are given an extra duty under the Act to ensure no slavery or human trafficking happens in its course of business. The enactment of the Act shows the government’s determination to combat against such problems, and

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