Monthly Archives: July 2017

Important Update: Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful

Summary The Supreme Court has today unanimously ruled that the current employment tribunal fee regime is unlawful under both domestic and EU law because it has the effect of preventing access to justice. As a result of the ruling, fees … Continue reading

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Gender pay (mis)reporting – what does Chris Evans’ pay tell us about the gender pay gap?

The answer to the above question is absolutely nothing, however the BBC’s recent publication of what it pays to its highest paid earners has prompted probably the most intense debate ever about the difference between pay for men and women.  … Continue reading

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Taylor Review proposes wide-ranging shake up to employment practices

Summary: The long-awaited Taylor Review into employment practices was launched last week by Matthew Taylor and the Prime Minster, Theresa May. The report contains wide ranging proposals which would, if implemented, make some significant changes to employment law and practice. … Continue reading

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Middlesex University Report reveals £1.2bn a year in wages goes unpaid

Summary A report by researchers at Middlesex University called “Unpaid Britain” has detailed the extent to which some employers fail to pay workers correctly. The report emphasises the need for employers to have clear payroll procedures in place to ensure … Continue reading

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