Employment Law News

Coverage of the most recent changes to employment law from the employment law specialists at Simpson Millar, including guides to ensure that the environment you work in is beneficial for everyone. These articles are essential reading for employers, employees and trade unions.
Worker, Employee, And Self-Employed – Do You Know Your Employment Rights?

Time icon 23 June 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

Whether you are an employee, worker, part-time worker or self-employed, our guide explains your employment rights | Contact us for advice on 0808 129 3320

Agile Working – An Innovative Concept For Businesses?

Time icon 31 May 2017 | Person icon Kimberley Jackson

Is agile working good for business? We cover the pros and cons & how it relates to Flexible Working Regulations| Need employment advice? Call 0808 129 3320

4 Tips On How Employers Can Support Staff During Ramadan

Time icon 24 May 2017 | Person icon Zee Hussain

Our Employment lawyer shares 4 tips for employers on helping staff during Ramadan | Need help with your policies? Call us on 0808 129 320

Flexible Working – Why Do Parents Fear Asking For It?

Time icon 13 April 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

Worried about asking your employer for flexible working? Our Employment Law solicitor covers what parents need to know

Is Your Business Ready For Gender Pay Gap Reporting?

Time icon 21 March 2017 | Person icon David Hession

Find out everything your business needs to know about gender pay gap reporting 2017

A Guide To Your Annual Leave Rights

Time icon 17 March 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

Questions about taking annual leave? Simpson Millars Employment Law solicitor answers key questions about your holiday entitlement rights

Pimlico Plumbers Lose Court Battle Over Its Workers' Employment Status

Time icon 17 February 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

Pimlico Plumbers has lost a court appeal over the employment status of its plumbers – Simpson Millars Employment Law solicitor investigates

Tackling Pregnancy And Maternity Discrimination At Work

Time icon 10 February 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

What is the government doing about pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace? Simpson Millars Employment Law solicitor investigates

Will Gig Economy Workers Be Guaranteed The National Minimum Wage?

Time icon 9 February 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

Agreeing with MP Frank Field, Simpson Millars Employment Law solicitor explains why gig economy workers should be guaranteed the National Minimum Wage

A Guide To Supporting Autism In The Workplace

Time icon 17 January 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

Our solicitor in employment law explains how employers can support employees with autism in the workplace.

Employers Are Still Making Excuses Not To Pay Minimum Wage

Time icon 17 January 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

A List of the worst excuses for not paying National Minimum Wage has been released. We examine what your employer is legally bound to pay you.

The Trade Union Act 2017 - Update

Time icon 13 January 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

FOCUS ON THE TRADE UNION ACT 2016 – COMMENCEMENT AND DEFINITION OF ‘IMPORTANT PUBLIC SERVICES’

Expensive Employment Tribunal Fees Are Preventing Access To Justice

Time icon 28 November 2016 | Person icon Joy Drummond

Are employment tribunal fees stopping workers from accessing justice? Simpson Millars Joy Drummond comments on the TUCs recent findings.

Care Workers Are Suing A Care Provider In A Battle Over The National Minimum Wage

Time icon 5 October 2016 | Person icon Deana Bates

17 care workers are suing their employer in a battle over the national minimum wage. Our Care Homes and Employment Law solicitors explore the case.

Obsession With Youth Makes Experience A Liability

Time icon 30 September 2016 | Person icon Zee Hussain

Finding work once you have reached a certain age can be a lot harder than people realise particularly when the spectre of age discrimination rears its head

Foster Carers Form First Ever Trade Union

Time icon 26 September 2016 | Person icon Deana Bates

The first foster carers trade union has formed. We look at raw deal foster carers received in the past and how a trade union can change this.

US Presidential Election Shines Light On Fitness At Work

Time icon 26 September 2016 | Person icon David Hession

Questions over Statutory Sick Pay have arisen in the wake of a health debate in the final stages of the US Presidential election.

Rising Numbers Of Women Are Facing Maternity Leave Discrimination

Time icon 23 September 2016 | Person icon Deana Bates

Citizens Advice has had a 58% increase in pregnant women & new mothers asking for advice on maternity leave discrimination – Deana Bates investigates

TUC Survey Reveals 52% Of Women Have Been Sexually Harrassed At Work

Time icon 1 September 2016 | Person icon Deana Bates

A TUC survey reveals 52% of women have experienced sexual harassment at work. Simpson Millars Head of Employment Law discusses the impact this has on women



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