Ongoing issues relating to the fight by some so called ‘gig economy workers’ to be reclassified as ‘employees’ has raised new issues relating to gender discrimination, following legal action by a transgender courier.
Whether you have been made redundant without substantial notice, sacked on the spot or asked to leave following a period of tension, losing a job can be a stressful experience – and in some cases, you might feel that your employer’s decision was unfair.
The recent increase in Employment Tribunals – resulting in a backlog of cases – has led to a new recruitment drive to help clear it.
An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has resulted in a substantial fine for a Kent-based TV studio.
Another possible nail in the coffin of the so-called ‘gig economy’ was delivered this month, when the Supreme Court backed a plumber in the case against his former employer.
One in four SMEs have admitted there is a gender pay gap within their company. That is according to research from Close Brothers Asset Finance.
A sawmill, where machinery caused a worker to lose the lower half of his leg, has been fined £400,000.
The Government has issued its guidance regarding dress codes in the workplace and ensuring they are not discriminatory, but the advice has come in for some criticism.
In the first known prosecution of its kind, a national recruitment company, accused of illegally ‘meddling’ with its workplace pensions scheme, is facing legal action from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The rights of workers in the so-called ‘gig economy’ are to be overhauled, the Government has announced, following the publication of the high-profile Taylor Review.