Posts Tagged “employment law”

Employment status review(s) – opportunities to get involved

by Laurie Anstis on January 30, 2017

The government, opposition and Parliament are all carrying out reviews of the law on employment status. Prompted by the development of the so-called gig economy, this issue is now attracting serious attention from policy-makers. Taylor review The most significant of these reviews is (…)

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Theresa May and David Davis on employment law after Brexit

by Laurie Anstis on July 14, 2016

One of the biggest questions for employment lawyers and HR managers over the next few years is going to be the shape of employment law after Brexit. With so much of our employment legislation derived from the EU, what will (…)

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TUPE transfers and joint employers

by Laurie Anstis on November 6, 2015

In Hyde v Layton, the employee was employed to carry out maintenance on homes by Martlet Homes Limited. Following a complicated series of transactions, he became employed to do the work on a joint and several basis by Marlet Homes (…)

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Criminal charges for failure to notify the government of collective redundancies

by Laurie Anstis on October 15, 2015

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about criminal offences that could be committed by a HR manager in the course of their work. The first of these was failing to notify the Secretary of State of plans to (…)

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Employment tribunal decision in Lock v British Gas published

by Laurie Anstis on March 25, 2015

Following the decision of the ECJ in Lock v British Gas, the case returned to the employment tribunal on 4 & 5 February 2015 for consideration of how the ECJ’s decision should be applied. The resulting employment tribunal judgment has (…)

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