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Employment law

Government plans to let employees swap rights for shares have received a mixed reaction fro


Monday 1 October saw twice annual implementation of employment and company law changes, including the expanded audit exemption, the start of pensions auto-enrolment and an increase to the new n

The national minimum wage increased to £6.19 last Monday for all workers who are not self-employed over 21. 


Workers will face a cut in how much they can claim for unfair dismissal at employment tribunals under a series of proposals announced by business secretary Vince Cable.

Most employers settle tribunal cases out-of-court, despite good odds of making a successful defence if pursued through the courts.


The epic case of topless dancer Nadine Quashie will be heading back to the employment tribunals after a judge ruled that she had been an employee at the Stringfellows club in London.


Leon Deakin of law firm Thomas Eggar takes a look at the

Like tax, employment law is constantly evolving. Karen Plumbley-Jones from law firm Bond Pearce lays out a roadmap for the key changes coming in 2012.

The combination of financial and legal uncertainty has cast a shadow over the traditional office party this year, with two out of five employers reportedly cutting back on plans for a


The government-commissioned sickness absence review has revealed “serious flaws” in the current syst