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Dress codes: Key points for employers

Today is the hottest day of the year. With that in mind we set out the key points that employers should be aware of affecting dress code for employees. Dress codes will be affected by the nature and requirements of the…

IR35 – more guidance?

Background IR35 is tax legislation designed to combat tax avoidance by workers supplying services to clients via an intermediary. The rules apply where an individual provides services to a client through a Personal Services Company (PSC), and would be regarded as…

Egon Zehnder case

How to make non-compete clauses enforceable We regularly advise employers and employees on the enforceability of restrictive covenants following the end of the employment relationship. The  Supreme Court in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder has confirmed the principle that it…

Mental health and the workplace

As the stigma surrounding mental health continues, Mental Health Awareness Week is a reminder to employers to ensure that employees struggling with mental health issues in the workplace are supported. People with mental health conditions face a constant struggle to find…

Increase in the Vento Bands for Injury to Feelings

The Vento bands for injury to feelings awards in discrimination and whistleblowing claims presented on or after 6 April 2019, will increase as follows: Lower band: £900 – £8,800 Middle band: £8,800 – £26,300 Upper band: £26,300 – £44,000 If you have an questions then please…