Regular Employment Briefings
WJM’s Employment Team publish Regular Employment Briefings to help employers keep up to date with the myriad of changes to the procedures and processes in employment law. To subscribe to Employment Briefing, please visit our subscription page.
Employment Briefing - December 2011
In our December Employment Briefing, we look at holidays and sickness absence, whistle-blowing and conduct & capability in unfair dismissal cases. The danger of refusing an alternative position are also highlighted.
Employment Briefing - October 2011
In this edition of Employment Briefing, we look at references, religious discrimination and dismissal. Our old friend TUPE comes to the fore again and we examine the controversial proposals for fees to lodge a Tribunal case. We also highlight the Government’s Red-Tape Challenge which gives you the opportunity to make your opinions heard.
Employment Briefing II - September 2011
In this second September edition, we look at new legislation coming into force on 1st October and what employers should do to prepare. The main thrust concerns agency workers who obtain employment rights after just 12 weeks in position. The use of social networking sites, reasonable adjustments on return from long term sick leave and default retirement ages are also covered.
Employment Briefing - September 2011
In this edition, we follow on from the Summer edition’s discussion of holiday pay and look at where the tricky line between employment and self-employment is drawn. As one sporting summer draws to a close, we look forward to 2012 and speculate on how employer’s might cope with the Olympics.
Employment Briefing - Summer 2011
In a summer edition of Employment Briefing, we look at a European case that may have profound implications for holiday entitlement and sick pay and find out whether employees can have legal representation at a disciplinary hearing.
Employment Briefing - June 2011
Following on from our last Briefing, which looked at social media and its impact in the workplace, we highlight a case that shows how personal actions may affect your working life. Strikes in the public sector are taking place and we look at what employers can, and can’t, do to mitigate the threat of strike action.
Employment Briefing - May 2011
In this issue of Employment Briefing we look at Social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook, the new Agency Workers Regulations and the importance of the Effective Date of Termination of employment.
Employment Briefing - April 2011
In this issue of Employment Briefing we look at the new important changes to Employment law such as the Equality Act, additional Statutory paternity leave, and the increases to statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay.
Important Employment Alert - Changes to Termination Payments taxation come into force 6th April
On 6 April 2011, the Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 come into force. The Regulations will amend the PAYE treatment of post P45 payments to ex-employees by requiring employers to deduct tax using a new tax code.
Employment Briefing - March 2011
In this issue of Employment Briefing we look at how TUPE still applies when a business is in administration and being sold; variations in contracts of employment and the introduction of statutory paternity leave.
Important: DRA Amendment for Employers
Employment Law Briefing - February 2011
This issue of the Employment Briefing looks at the controversial employment law reforms the Government has proposed and considers when an employer can be held liable for an employee’s theft.
Employment Briefing - January 2011
In this issue of Employment Briefing we ask whether the Royal Wedding means you have to give extra holiday, look at phoney job applications and find how Tribunal decisions can muddy rather than clarify.