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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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Parity time? Closing the gender pay gap

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 24 April 2015
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Despite the great strides that have been made towards equality, a gender pay gap still persists in the UK. What causes it, what laws have been introduced to tackle it, and how much is yet to be done?

Working manifesto: what could the election mean for employment rights?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 23 April 2015
  2. Employment
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With just two weeks left until the general election, what differing visions have the competing parties set out for the future of employment rights in the UK?

The End of Annual Tax Returns: What does it mean for freelancers?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 20 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Taxes are changing for freelancers - soon, you could be handling all your taxes online.

The trouble with tribunals - are employment tribunal fees pricing workers out of justice?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 20 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Employment tribunals have long been the last resort for mistreated workers - but has the introduction of fees placed an insurmountable barrier to justice in their path?

Career or family?

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 09 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Telecommunications company Vodafone has recently taken the step of offering the same maternity terms to all of its staff worldwide, including a minimum of 16 weeks’ fully paid maternity leave.