Tag Archives: employment law

Post-Employment Victimisation – the case continues…

The issue of whether the Equality Act 2010 (EA 2010) covers post-employment victimisation has recently been reconsidered by the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Onu –v- Akwiwu and another. The EAT held that the natural meaning of the EA 2010 was … Continue reading

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Employer perceptions of employment law

The recently completed study ‘Employer Perceptions and Impact of Employment Regulations’ has found that businesses have a lack of understanding of employment law and as a result of this view it as burdensome.  Dismissals were highlighted as a particular area … Continue reading

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Extension of protection for whistleblowers

The Government has recently announced further amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will extend the protection for whistleblowers against bullying or harassment at work. The current position is that whistleblowers are only protected against harassment or bullying … Continue reading

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ACAS Consultation on settlement agreements

The Government is currently in the process of introducing changes to legislation in relation to offers of settlement and settlement agreements. These changes will be made under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which is currently progressing through Parliament. ACAS … Continue reading

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Auto-enrolment: What you need to know

Devonshires’ employment team have created a short DBulletin containing the key facts employers need to know about auto-enrolment. Click here to download the bulletin.

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More Employment Law Reforms

On 14 September 2012, Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, announced further consultations arising out of the coalition government’s continual employment law reforms. The government has throughout its time in office spent considerable time and effort reviewing the existing employment rights … Continue reading

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Change to Collective Redundancy in the offing

The Government has launched a consultation to consider changes to the rules on collective redundancies. The proposals include: • a new non statutory code of practice • a reduction in the length of the consultation period for collective redundancies from … Continue reading

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