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Proposals designed to increase workplace flexibility

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The government is considering introducing a duty on employers to consider whether a job can be performed flexibly, and to make that clear when advertising. The potential introduction of further flexibility within the workplace is designed to support those...

BakerLaw LLP Employment News: Winter Edition

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We have today circulated our quarterly Employment Law Newsletter. In this edition you can indulge in the following articles and news: A fresh start for the New Year - Are your employment documents in order? Key...

Winner of Professional Negligence Lawyer of the Year UK

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We are pleased to announce that our Managing Partner, Amanda Glover has been awarded Professional Negligence Lawyer of the Year UK in the Finance Monthly Global Awards 2017. The Finance Monthly Global Awards recognise and celebrate companies and individuals...

What does today's judgment on ET fees mean for you?

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Following an appeal by UNISON (one of the UK’s largest trade unions) the Supreme Court (the highest Court within the UK’s legal system) has ruled that the requirement to pay the fees for issuing a claim and hearing a claim in the Employment...

BakerLaw bolsters employment team

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BakerLaw LLP has bolstered its Employment Law Department with the appointment of a new Associate. Emily Yeardley is an experienced employment law solicitor advising businesses and individuals on employment related matters ranging from unfair...

Employment Law 2017 - what lies ahead?

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It looks as though 2017 will be a busy year for employment law, with a number of important cases set to be decided. We have commented upon just a few of these below, dealing with: employment status and the gig economy, holiday pay, Employment Tribunal...

National Minimum Wage Increase

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From 1 October 2016, the national minimum wage hourly rates increase. The national living wage for workers age 25 years or above remains at £7.20 per hour. The table below sets out the previous and current hourly rates for each category of...