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Employment

Our commentators cast their eye over the latest developments in the field of employment law, and dig deeply into the legislation which impacts upon your daily work.

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Tipping point - government weighs in on service charge scandal

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 26 August 2015
  2. Employment
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The government may investigate how tips are distributed in the restaurant sector after allegations arose that one chain keeps the service charge for itself.

Handling harassment and bullying at work

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 21 August 2015
  2. Employment
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A productive workplace calls for an atmosphere in which everyone is comfortable, but bullying and harassment at work can make your job intolerable - here are some steps you can take to put a stop to it.

Cash and burn - will the national living wage work?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 10 July 2015
  2. Employment
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George Osborne’s Budget on Wednesday brought one big surprise in the form of a so-called ‘national living wage’, but is it fair to businesses and workers, and will it really help?

In-work poverty - will the next minimum wage increase help?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 30 June 2015
  2. Employment
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How far will this year's 3% minimum wage increase go towards alleviating the phenomenon of “in-work poverty”? And is there anything else on the horizon that might help?

Strong convictions - how employers used data protection law to breach the Rehab of Offenders Act

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 15 May 2015
  2. Employment
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The government has closed a legal loophole that was forcing some job applicants to reveal ‘spent’ convictions for minor offences from their past.