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Employment law

A former executive at Jigsaw and Kew is suing the upmarket clothing group for discrimination, claiming she was barred from becoming CFO position due to her pregnancy. 


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