Included in this issue: notice to terminate employment takes effect when employee personally takes delivery of the notice letter; employee liability information extends beyond contractual particulars of employment; Claimants do not need to show the reason why a PCP puts them at a particular disadvantage; Gender pay gap reporting developments...


Terminations: notice to terminate employment takes effect when employee personally takes delivery of the notice letter

In this case, the Court of Appeal struggled to decide the rules around when notice to terminate an employee's employment takes effect under the contract.  

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TUPE:  employee liability information extends beyond contractual particulars of employment

This important decision concerns the scope of the information that the outgoing employer has to supply to the incoming employer in the context of a TUPE transfer.  

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Indirect discrimination:  Claimants do not need to show the reason why a PCP puts them at a particular disadvantage

The Supreme Court has held that there is no requirement for a claimant to prove the reason why a PCP puts (or would put) an affected group sharing a protected characteristic at a particular disadvantage.  

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Gender pay gap reporting developments: final guidance published and first few reports uploaded to the Government reporting website

There have been two important developments to note in connection with the gender pay gap reporting regime which came into force on 6 April 2017.

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Government responds to inquiry into dress codes in the workplace 

The Government has published its response to the House of Commons Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee joint report on dress codes in the workplace.  

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Immigration: further changes to the Immigration Rules for Tier 2 

Earlier this month, the Home Office introduced a suite of changes to the Immigration Rules and associated Policy Guidance in respect of Tier 2.  

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Recap of the key employment law reforms coming into force in March and April 2017

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Amanda Steadman

Amanda Steadman

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