NI Employment Law - 15 things we learned last quarter (Q3 2019)

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 3 October 2019
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Every three months we update our subscribers with some of the key developments in employment law and practice affecting the Northern Ireland workplace in the previous quarter.

You’ll find many more learning points on our Northern Ireland Employment Law Hub but, if you don’t have time to research every item, here are 15 useful pearls of wisdom - click on the links below to further your knowledge.

All of these reports, and many more too, were sent to our 1,000+ Northern Ireland Employment Law Hub subscribers between 1st July - 30 September 2019.

The Northern Ireland Office is the latest organisation to be awarded Legal Island’s Diversity & Inclusion Charter Mark

A company has been held vicariously liable for an employee's death after he died having sex with a stranger on a business trip

The CIPD has produced an online document: UK Working Lives - Practice Briefing for Northern Ireland

A TUC poll reveals that 1 in 3 flexible working requests are turned down

Legal Island is expanding its HR Network

How good are we? Legal Island has been awarded Platinum Investors in People

Lisa Bryson of Eversheds Sutherland has prepared an article for subscribers on the announcement of changes to immigration rules

New guidance from BIES provides some clarity around the calculation of holiday pay for workers without fixed hours or pay

The ICO has updated its guidance around how long an organisation has to respond to a subject access request (SAR)

From 6th April 2020, the private sector will be brought in line with the public sector in relation to the IR35 tax regime and there is some excellent advice online

IR35 changes will apply to the private sector from 2020

Covertly recording a meeting is not always misconduct

Supreme Court rules on 'non-compete' clauses

One-fifth of NI workers have personally experienced unwanted behaviour at work

LGBT+ employees take home an average £6,703 less per year than their straight colleagues


This article is correct at 03/10/2019

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

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