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New employment tribunal compensation limits from April 2017

From 6 April 2017 limits on compensation which can be awarded by an employment tribunal will increase, meaning a finding of unfair dismissal could cost employers more.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 23 March 2017 | Practice Area: Employment

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Should a Modern Slavery Act be introduced in Australia?

On 15 February 2017, Australia’s Attorney-General requested a parliamentary committee to enquire into and report on the introduction of a Modern Slavery Act in Australia.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 16 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Employment essentials: February 2017 Top 5

Gowling WLG's employment, labour & equalities experts bring you the latest top five employment law developments that may affect your business - what they are, and what you can do about them.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 06 March 2017 | Practice Area: Employment

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Canada v UK: a comparison of key employment law principles

Gowling WLG's employment, labour & equalities lawyers compare key areas of Canadian and UK employment law.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 24 February 2017 | Practice Area: Employment

Dressing down discrimination in the workplace

Dress codes can be a fertile source of discrimination in the workplace but many employers seem to be unaware of how their equality law obligations impact on appearance requirements.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 23 February 2017 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

Slavery in the UK construction industry: a modern problem?

What do you need to know about the Modern Slavery Act, and what more can be done to prevent human rights abuses on sites and in the construction supply chain?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Construction

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Labour shortages reported as EU workers leave

EU workers are considering their options following the UK's Brexit vote, and employers are unsure about how they will fill the vacancies left by the shortage of EU workers.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 15 February 2017 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

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Employee housing for mine workers

A binding private ruling on the tax treatment of expenses incurred in respect of employee housing for mine workers.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 15 February 2017 | Practice Area: Mining

Court of Appeal decides “self-employed” plumber has worker status

The Court of Appeal has decided that a plumber, who was engaged as a “self-employed operative”, should in fact have been treated as a “worker” for employment rights purposes.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 February 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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New national minimum wage rates announced

Draft legislation implementing increases to national minimum wage rates from 1 April 2017 has been published.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 10 February 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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