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Hermes couriers classed as workers 

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

In the latest of a string of cases concerning employment status in the so-called ‘gig economy’ Leeds Employment Tribunal recently found that a group of...

Key Court of Appeal Judgment

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Friday, July 20th, 2018

A significant decision has been reached by the Court of Appeal this week The matter in question was whether a successful appeal against dismissal automatically...

Football is coming home!

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Monday, July 9th, 2018

Football is coming home! The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has published guidance (http://wwwacasorguk/indexaspxarticleid=6545) for...

Tax Change for PILON Payments

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Employment contracts often provide that employers can terminate the employment immediately by making a payment in lieu of notice (PILON), rather than having...

Pre-cancerous condition deemed a “disability” under the Equality Act 2010?

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in Lofty v Hamis (t/a First Café)  recently held that a pre-cancerous condition was deemed a “disability” under the...

EU residency rights climb down

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, April 19th, 2018

There has been another update to rights of EU Citizens arriving in the UK during the Implementation Period  The government released a Policy Statement on 28...

More equal pay claims

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

WM Morrison is facing a potential equal pay claim in the region of £100 million from hundreds of its staff (predominantly women), who are of the belief that...

Increase in Early Conciliation and Tribunal Claims

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Since July 2013 it has been a precondition of bringing a claim in the Employment Tribunal that a prospective claimant must first follow the ACAS Early...

Is an employee under a duty to disclose the criminal conviction of others?

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The Supreme Court, in Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council UKSC 16 (a transcript  of the judgment can be accessed here...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

  • Denise Rose
  • Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

By the 30 March 2018 public sector employers with 250 or more employees in England will have to publish information on their gender pay gap, detailing the...

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