Weekly Review of Developments

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Weekly Review of Developments 6/4/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 06/04/2018 Typical! You wait months for a Northern Ireland legislative employment change and three arrive at once. How will we cope with this deluge? Here’s how… CONTENTS 1. Case Law Review2. Increase of Limits in NI3. Vento Bands Increase4. Minimum Wage Increase5. NDAs Endemic6. 'No Women, No Growth': Regres...
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Weekly Review of Developments 29/3/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 29/03/2018 It's Good Friday tomorrow, so your weekly update is here a day early. Still better for you than an Easter egg, though not quite as tasty. Here is the news... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Review2. Equality Update (1) - NI Awareness Survey Published 3. Equality Update (2) - Unconscious Bias 4. Equality Updat...
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Weekly Review of Developments 23/3/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 23/03/2018 Ringo Starr gets a knighthood? What for? He wasn’t even the Best drummer in The Beatles. We can’t work it out. Here’s something we found across the universe… CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes3. The Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 20184. Brexit ...
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Weekly Review of Developments 16/3/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 16/03/2018 A Brief History of Stephen Hawking’s Book: 10m sold; 100 finished; understood by 1. Here's some news we can all understand in no time… CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews 2. National Minimum Wage Update 3. Call for Unpaid Shifts to be Illegal 4. Data Protection Update 5. Extension of Childcare Voucher Sch...
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Weekly Review of Developments 9/3/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 09/03/2018 How come so many professional cyclists have asthma? Which came first, the profession or the condition? If cycling is a health hazard, we think we should be told. What are they hiding from us? We’re hiding no news this week… CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. International Women's Day3. Racism in the Wo...
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Weekly Review of Developments 2/3/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 02/03/2018 Forget any possible risks in the Brexit/hard border debate – all that’s needed is for the Met Office to issue an amber warning and the whole place grinds to a halt. Here is the news… CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. The Beast from the East3. Contracts of Employment: Is the Gig Up for the Gig Economy?...
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Weekly Review of Developments 23/2/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 23/02/2018 Congruent story of the week is that Tiger Woods is to be a Vice Captain at this year’s Ryder Cup. Could anyone have a more appropriate job title? Here’s the news closer to home… CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. The Gig Economy3. Ethnic Minority Progression in the Workplace4. Should Women Disclose Pre...
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Weekly Review of Developments 16/2/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 16/02/2018 We've given up writing funny opening lines for Lent. Not that you'll notice. And cleaning. Way too dangerous, it seems. Here is the rest of the good news... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. Taylor Review Response Top 10 Takeaways3. Initiative to Crack Down on Unpaid Internships Launched in UK4. Trai...
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Weekly Review of Developments 9/2/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 09/02/2018 Is it irony, tardiness or serendipity that a record £4bn equal pay claim is announced by female employees on the centenary of women’s suffrage? CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. The Pension Protection Fund (Compensation) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 20183. Gender Pay Gap - Is Cutting Men...
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Weekly Review of Developments 2/2/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 01/02/2018 Why, oh why, has Formula 1 banned 'Grid Girls'? Now we'll never get away with lovely Legal-Island ladies parading with billboards in front of speakers at our Annual Reviews of Employment Law this year. PC gone mad, we say... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. Women ‘Impacted More Than Men by Age Discri...