Workplace Law - July 2017
In our July edition of Workplace Law we have prepared a summary of the key points raised in the Taylor Review on Modern Working Practices. The Good Work Report makes a series of recommendations some of which if implemented into legislation then will have far reaching consequences for employers and t...
Electronic signatures – the final flourish of the fountain pen?
The question that is increasingly being asked in a digital age where documents are emailed between parties is whether electronic signatures can be used or do we still need that pen to provide a “wet ink” signature on a paper copy of the document?
Newsflash – Supreme Court abolished employment tribunal fees
In a ground-breaking decision handed down this morning the Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful, prevent people having access to justice and the fee regime will be abolished with immediate effect from today.
Tupe is not a case of majority rules
Any business that has experience of outsourcing, re-contracting or bidding for contracts will have heard of the TUPE regulations.
What is the future of the gig economy?
Think about the workplace twenty years ago, and you’re likely to conjure a very different image from what we see today. Everything we do is quicker, more dynamic and revolves around flexibility. This includes the way we look at employment.