Employment Law June Updat...

4th June 2019// By: monteiro

JUNE UPDATE Some recent developments in the employment field are set out in this update  1 - Employee reported for eating a sandwich Some employees in customer-facing roles may be banned from...

Employment Law May Update...

2nd May 2019// By: monteiro

MAY UPDATE Some recent developments in the employment field are set out in this update  1 - Personal Liability of directors Can a director of a limited company be personally liable for its br...

Employment Law April Update | Aeris Employment Law

Employment Law April Upda...

27th March 2019// By: Karin Henson

Although Brexit dominates the news, some recent developments in the employment field are set out in this update. 1 - Pimlico Plumber loses £74,000 holiday pay claim You may recall that last year...

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EU Employment Laws after ...

20th March 2019// By: Karin Henson

EU Employment Laws after Brexit will be voted in parliament on whether they will be adopted by the UK Brexit is likely to cause some confusion across many tribunal courts and could lead to weaker w...

Can you be employed witho...

16th March 2019// By: Karin Henson

Can you be employed without a contract? It is not unusual to come across individuals who have been employed for many years and who say that they have no written contract of employment. Those ind...

Worker Status Update | Aeris Employment Law

Worker Status – The...

13th March 2019// By: Karin Henson

There have been more and more cases coming before the tribunals regarding whether an individual is self-employed, a worker or an employee.  Here are the headlines: Can an individual who is paid a...

Supermarkets equal pay sa...

13th February 2019// By: Karin Henson

Do you work for any of the chain supermarkets and are not sure if you are being paid the same as your male counterparts doing the same work but in other areas of the supermarket i.e. warehouse and dis...

#MeToo and Employment Law...

5th February 2019// By: Karin Henson

#MeToo Last year has seen the impressive march of the #MeToo campaign which has encouraged people to talk about sexual harassment. The extraordinary response to the #MeToo movement includes a fund ...

Statutory annual leave fo...

27th January 2019// By: Karin Henson

Under the Working Time Regulations, all employees are entitled to annual leave. Full-time workers have a statutory entitlement of at least 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (which equates to 28 days for som...

Employment Law – Change...

22nd January 2019// By: Karin Henson

Gender pay gap reporting and claims of sexual harassment in the workplace made 2018 a very busy year for employment law, and 2019 promises very much the same, as on the 1st day of January brought in n...

Do I get paid if I miss w...

17th January 2019// By: Karin Henson

Your rights to take a paid day or two off work when snow stops you from getting to work Snow usually disrupts a regular commute to work. The question is, "what rights do you have when you are snowe...

How we can help! Aeris Employment Law Services

How we can help!...

14th December 2018// By: Karin Henson

We are a proactive and hands-on, national law firm, we take a national approach and our customer base comes from all over England and Wales. With great technical experience and an established track re...

changes to employment law in 2019 | Aeris Employment Law

Important changes to empl...

27th November 2018// By: Karin Henson

Changes to employment law in 2019 There are some big changes to employment law next year and they could have a considerable impact on how much you will be paid. The new year is a busy month for lo...

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Gender Pay Gap...

23rd November 2018// By: Karin Henson

A recent survey from the Equality and Human Rights Commission reveals that almost two-thirds of women (61%) when applying for a job, take an employer’s gender pay gap into account. Over half of those ...

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Co-op loses an equal pay ...

19th November 2018// By: Karin Henson

It took a three-year legal battle for Sam Walker, a former Co-op HR director, to win her unfair dismissal and equal pay claim against her former employers, the Co-operative. The Co-op told Sam Walk...

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New itemised payslips fro...

21st October 2018// By: Karin Henson

Businesses are being reminded that there are just six months to go until new legislation comes into force that requires all workers to be provided with itemised payslips. Itemised payslips follow r...

What is Gross Misconduct:...

14th October 2018// By: Karin Henson

Gross misconduct in the workplace can be extremely distressing to deal with. In a rush to protect your business and staff from any further harm, it’s likely you’ll want to dismiss the employee res...

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Latest employment tribuna...

8th October 2018// By: Karin Henson

Latest employment tribunal statistics for unfair dismissal and discrimination claims The latest employment tribunal statistics for unfair dismissal and discrimination claims have been published by ...

Employers are asking illegal and discriminatory questions in job interviews,

Discriminatory questions ...

20th September 2018// By: Karin Henson

UK employers keep breaking the law by asking this question to potential employees! Employers are asking illegal and discriminatory questions in job interviews, a study by Hyper Recruitment Solutions ...

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Sickness management for s...

17th August 2018// By: Karin Henson

Sickness Management for small companies! Whether you run a big firm or a small business, staff sickness is something that can’t be avoided. This can be very costly for small busines...

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A forever changing world:...

9th August 2018// By: Karin Henson

What are the real legal implications of the 'gig economy'? The employment world is changing rapidly. Developments are being fuelled by technology and the drive toward a flexible and adaptable workf...

Settlement agreement for Employees

Settlement agreement for ...

6th August 2018// By: Karin Henson

Settlement agreement for Employees: What employees should know before deciding? If you have been offered a settlement agreement by your employer, deciding whether to accept can be overwhelming. You...

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What is the gig economy?...

15th July 2018// By: Karin Henson

What is the Gig Economy? Issue The phrase the ‘gig economy’ is increasingly being seen in the press and often it is referred to in employment disputes. What does it actually mean though?  It is p...

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Restructuring and redunda...

7th July 2018// By: Karin Henson

Your business may come to a point where changes need to be made this, unfortunately, may result in redundancies. Aeris Employment Law can help and guide you restructure professionally and most of all ...

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Is it a Giraffe or a Zebr...

29th June 2018// By: Karin Henson

Is it a giraffe or a zebra – latest development in the gig economy The Issue The topic of employment status has been a hot topic for some time and companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and City Spri...

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Employment Law Advise in ...

26th June 2018// By: Karin Henson

EMPLOYMENT LAW ADVICE Employment law advice can be complex and time-consuming. And if things go wrong? It can be very expensive. No wonder an increasing number of employers are using Aeris Employment...

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Workplace banter – ...

14th June 2018// By: Karin Henson

Most people would agree that banter in the workplace is generally healthy, normal and fun.  But there is also a very fine dividing line between what is viewed as banter and what could be viewed as har...

GDPR

Are you and your company ...

25th May 2018// By: Karin Henson

A large volume of personal data (or personally identifiable information) is exchanged throughout the world. Personal data is an extremely valuable resource to companies but data protection and privacy...

Redundancy Entitlements

Changes to redundancy ent...

22nd February 2018// By: Karin Henson

Redundancy Entitlements & Compensation Limits Unfair dismissal compensation and redundancy pay is to increase where the effective date of termination of an employee's employment is on or after 6 ...

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GDPR and the thorny issue...

22nd February 2018// By: Karin Henson

GDPR consent is imperative! What is the issue with consent? The new GDPR is more onerous and employers will be under a positive obligation to be able to show evidence that they are compliant with th...

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Response to Taylor Review...

21st February 2018// By: Karin Henson

Taylor Review – the Government’s response Issue The Government has just published its response to the Taylor Review which last year looked at modern employment practices and what might need changi...

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Data Leaks – Watch out!...

20th February 2018// By: Karin Henson

Data Leaks – pay attention The High Court has held a major retailer, Morrison's, vicariously liable for a data leak by an unhappy employee. This case emphasises the importance of being ready for th...