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Gender Pay Gap Consultation Launched

The government has this week confirmed that it is to launch a consultation to force employers with more than 250 workers to disclose the rates of pay for men and women. David Cameron has said that he intends to make…

Is an employer obliged to pay for travel time?

Yes, says a recent European case involving peripatetic workers (Federación de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones Obreras). This is a Spanish case which was referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). The case was about a worker who did not…

Whistleblowing: what is “in the public interest”?

Whistleblowing has over recent years received a huge amount of press attention, particularly in the NHS and care sector. The whistleblowing legislation was originally enacted in response to the terrible tragedies that took place such as Ladbroke Grove, Piper Alpha,…

Employment Law News December 2014

In the last Enews for 2014, we review what is in store for 2015 Shared Parental Leave The most significant change for businesses in 2015 in our view is the introduction of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) on 5 April 2015. …