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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2018

Saturday 28th April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2018. This is a campaign to promote safe and healthy work all around the world. This is particularly promoted by the International Labour Organisation and the United Nations.

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In the News: Maternity Leave

MPs are set to debate a proposed maternity leave extension for mums of premature babies following an online campaign with more than 100,000 signatures.

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Striking for Better Work-Life Balance

In an attempt to secure a fair work-life balance,  Eurostar rail workers from two unions are taking part in two concurrent periods of strike this month.

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Guidance on Employing People with Disabilities

Employers must always be careful to ensure that prospective employees and current employees alike are treated fairly.

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In The News: Sports Direct Employment Law

Sports Direct has come under fire in the past week following an investigation into its working practices by the Guardian.

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Guide to Working Hours Requirements

The Working Time Regulations 1998 (‘WTR’) govern the working hours of those who work under a contract of employment...

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In the News: Uber's Employment Law

More than 100 Uber drivers are looking to take action to be established with ‘worker’ status, as opposed to self-employed customers or partners, which is how they are currently listed by Uber.

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In the News: Leading UK Care Provider Sued

One of the UK’s largest care providers, MiHomecare, is being sued by a former worker for paying her less than the national minimum wage.

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Communicating During Maternity Leave

With many employers and employees seemingly unsure about KIT (keeping in touch) days, we take a look at the facts.

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Constructive Dismissal

A constructive dismissal occurs where the employer does not dismiss the employee, but the employee resigns and can show that they were entitled to do so by virtue of the employer's conduct. That is to say, that the employer commits a fundamental breach of contract.

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