Sexual harassment at work – where to draw the line?

Sexual harassment at work – where to draw the line?

Sexual harassment at work – where to draw the line? Tesco Chairman, John Allan, has recently been accused of inappropriate behaviour towards four female employees, which he wholly denies. Although it seems obvious now, behaviour of the type alleged in this situation...
Can Tribunals consider employee data unlawfully retained?

Can Tribunals consider employee data unlawfully retained?

Can Tribunals consider employee data unlawfully retained? Data Retained in Breach of Data Protection Rules – Admissible as Evidence in Court? Recently, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a Respondent who kept employee data for over 10 years may have...
Can I monitor my employees and workers?

Can I monitor my employees and workers?

Can I monitor my employees and workers? The data protection laws in the UK are currently governed by the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). Since COVID-19 and the general evolution in working practices over the...
Potential Significant Reforms for HR Teams in Financial Services

Potential Significant Reforms for HR Teams in Financial Services

Potential Significant Reforms for HR Teams in Financial Services Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced plans on Friday (9 December 2022) to review the Senior Managers and Certification (SMCR) regime, as part of a wider package of 30 reforms to the financial sector known as...
All in a Day’s Work: Sponsor Licences

All in a Day’s Work: Sponsor Licences

All in a Day’s Work: Sponsor Licences This month’s episode will be an overview of sponsor licences. We will be looking at how businesses hire non-UK nationals, the process of obtaining a sponsor licence for businesses which will enable them to employ non-UK nationals....
All in a Day’s Work: Sponsor Licences

All in a Day’s Work: Data Protection in the Workplace

All in a Day’s Work: Data Protection in the Workplace This month’s episode covers data protection in the workplace. We will be looking at what the laws on data protection currently require, what changes may arise in the future and what practical implications there are...
Gender critical beliefs – successful discrimination claim

Gender critical beliefs – successful discrimination claim

Gender critical beliefs – successful discrimination claim Maya Forstater has now succeeded with her claims for direct discrimination in the Employment Tribunal. Her other complaints of harassment and indirect discrimination were dismissed. Background Maya Forstater...
All in a Day’s Work: Sponsor Licences

All in a Day’s Work: Employee Inductions

All in a Day’s Work: Employee Inductions This month we are looking at employee inductions. Hannah King and Usof Shah will consider what these are, why they are important and what areas employees should address to ensure that they have an effective and engaging...
Importance Of Dealing With Flexible Working Requests Properly

Importance Of Dealing With Flexible Working Requests Properly

Importance Of Dealing With Flexible Working Requests Properly Business Employment Law Individual Employment Law A recent Tribunal case has once again highlighted the importance of ensuring that flexible working requests, in particular those from women who have...