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10.05.2019
Freitag

UK – EU Commission confirms its views on EWCs and a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The European Commission (‘EC’) has recently revised its March 2018 guidance on the legal repercussions of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU for European Works Councils (‘EWCs’), including the implications of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. Ganzen Artikel lesen

11.01.2019
Freitag

UK: Trade union’s Deliveroo judicial review challenge fails

UK
The UK High Court (‘HC’) has dismissed a judicial review challenge to a finding by the Central Arbitration Committee (‘CAC’) that Deliveroo riders are not ‘workers’. The HC ruled that the riders are not in an ‘employment relationship’ for the purposes of European law. Ganzen Artikel lesen

02.11.2018
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Ius Laboris United Kingdom - Lewis Silkin LLP

UK: Ethnicity pay reporting

UK

On 11 October 2018 the UK government launched a consultation on proposals for ethnicity pay reporting. This article provides details of that consultation and highlights some of the difficulties with the proposed reporting arrangements. There is a trend in employment law towards transparency being used as a method of driving change. We see it in the ‘name and shame’ regime for National Minimum Wage contraventions, the new CEO pay ratio reporting regime, the publication of age demographic statistics suggested...

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16.03.2018
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Ius Laboris United Kingdom - Lewis Silkin LLP

UK: Employment Law Review 2017

UK
The UK’s political landscape continues to be dominated by the shock 2016 referendum vote to leave the European Union. Following a surprise General Election in June 2017, prime minister Theresa May unexpectedly lost her parliamentary majority amid deep divisions about how the UK should approach Brexit. Against that backdrop, the Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU began in 2017 and will continue into 2018. This has meant that, as with many other areas, employment policy reform has taken something of a backseat. Nevertheless, employment law in the UK continues to change at pace. Ganzen Artikel lesen

01.09.2017
Freitag

Taylor-made solutions for UK employment law?

UK 2017
A major, independent review of UK employment law, commissioned by the prime minister in October 2016, has published its long awaited report - the “Review of Modern Working Practices”, chaired by Matthew Taylor. Media coverage has focused on its implications for the “gig economy”, but the recommendations – if carried forward into legislation – will have profound implications for all employers in the UK. This will particularly apply to organisations using contractors, zero-hours workers and agency workers, but also more broadly in areas such as sick leave and flexible working. Ganzen Artikel lesen

31.03.2017
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Ius Laboris United Kingdom - Lewis Silkin LLP

UK: New apprenticeship levy

UK: New apprenticeship levy
The UK Government has committed to boost productivity by increasing the quantity and quality of apprenticeships. It aims to create three million apprenticeships by 2020 and introduce new apprenticeship standards. To help to fund this initiative, an apprenticeship levy will apply from 6 April 2017.

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13.01.2017
Freitag
Ius Laboris United Kingdom - Sacker & Partners LLP (Pensions)

UK employment and pensions law review 2017

UK 2017
The political scene in the UK has inevitably been dominated in recent months by the vote narrowly in favour of “Brexit” in the referendum on EU membership last June and its associated political fallout. This led, among other things, to David Cameron’s resignation as prime minister and leader of the Conservative party and his replacement by Theresa May. Ganzen Artikel lesen