Latest Legal Updates from Kervin & Barnes
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The government has proposed certain amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006....
A zero-hours contract is a contract of employment which creates an ‘on call’ arrangement between employer and employee...
Now we know that 29 July 2013 is going to be a significant date for those dealing with employment law matters as the following will come in to force on that day: ...
A number of measures in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA) came into force on 25 June. These include changes to ‘whistleblowing’ provisions and a new exemption from the qualifying period of employment for political opinion dismissals.
Measures brought into force on 25 June (by virtue of S.103 ERRA) include: ...
Here are some recent news stories which may be of interest to you:
Absence Management Guide
| 24th May 2013|
On 22 May 2013 we held a seminar on "long-term and persistent short-term absence management" in association with CIPD. The event was well received and we’d like to extend our thanks to CIPD.
We have turned the presentation into an "Absence Management Guide" and published it on our website. To access it, please click here.
Employment law changes & Rates and Limits
| 21st May 2013|
We have produced a short aide-memoire for the upcoming changes in employment law and another for the current employment rates and limits. They can be downloaded from the following links.
Upcoming employment law changes
To read the timetable of changes, please click here.
Employment Law Essentials: Rates and Limits
To access the current rates and limits for HR Managers and Employees, please click here.
To curb speculative risk-taking, the European Parliament has voted to cap bankers’ bonuses. Read more ...
In a judgment released last week, former Apprentice winner Stella English lost her constructive dismissal claim against Lord Sugar’s group holding company.
Read more ...
Read about important dates in April 2013:
- Reduction in the minimum consultation period
- New rates of statutory maternity pay and sick pay
- Changes to damages on grounds such as 'pain and suffering'
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