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Select Committees publish response to Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices

The Work and Pensions Committee and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee have completed a joint inquiry into the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices which was published in July 2017. On 20 November 2017 the Committees published their... Read more

22 Jan 2018

Brief guide to EPCs for commercial property

In this briefing we outline the requirements for energy performance certificates and when, where and why EPCs are needed.

17 Jan 2018

How will the minimum energy efficiency standards affect your commercial property?

In this briefing we outline the minimum energy efficiency standards which are designed to tackle the least energy efficient properties in England and Wales.

17 Jan 2018

Entitlement to paid annual leave carries over indefinitely where an employer has denied a worker the right to paid leave

The Working Time Regulations, which implement the EU Working Time Directive, provide that statutory holiday entitlement expires at the end of each leave year if it has not been taken.

15 Jan 2018

And finally a look forward to what’s happening in employment news for January 2018

29 Dec 2017

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill published

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill was published on 13 October 2017 and has had its second reading in Parliament. Although this is a Private Members’ Bill, it is likely to be passed because it has Government backing.

18 Dec 2017

European Court of Justice rules that minimum height requirement for Greek police is indirect sex discrimination

Under the EU Equal Treatment Directive, indirect sex discrimination in recruitment selection conditions is unlawful unless the conditions can be objectively justified by a legitimate aim, and the means of achieving that aim are proportionate and necessary. In Ypourgos Esoterikon... Read more

11 Dec 2017

What can I do if I suspect my landlord is overcharging me for repairs and maintenance?

8 Dec 2017