Employment e-news

Case Law

Napthens - March 21st 2017 no comments
We look at a recent Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”) decision in Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust –v- Mrs Hardland & others, Danshell Healthcare Ltd which has sought to clarify what an employer (and an Employment Tribunal) are entitled to consider when assessing the “principal purpose” of an organised group of employees, for the purposes of a Service Provision Change under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”).
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Spring Budget 2017

Napthens - March 21st 2017 no comments
The Chancellor delivered the 2017 Spring Budget on 8 March 2017. The Government announced that the employment rate reached a record high in the three months to December 2016 (74.6%) and unemployment is at an 11 year low. The Government used the Spring Budget to outline plans to help more people back into work, in addition to securing a highly skilled work force for the future of the economy.
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National Living Wage, National Minimum Wage and New Compensation Limits set to increase

Napthens - March 1st 2017 no comments
We take a look at the new The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2017 which come into force on 1 April 2017.
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Case Law – Employment Status

Napthens - March 1st 2017 no comments
We have recently seen a flurry of activity in relation to employment status and the ‘gig economy’ including the publishing of the Employment Status Review by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and a notice of appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal by Uber.
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Is stress a disability?

Napthens - January 10th 2017 no comments
“Disability” is defined in the Equality Act 2010 as a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
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What can we expect in 2017?

Napthens - January 10th 2017 no comments
Now that the festive season is behind us, it seems the ideal opportunity to look at the top issues on the employment law and HR landscape for 2017 and to suggest some resolutions for the year ahead.
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