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Weekly Review of Developments

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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...
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Weekly Review of Developments 26/1/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 26/01/2018 This week, raucous, sexist behaviour in the workplace exposed by… the Financial Times! Well done them. Not fake news but real news. Here’s some more... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. Movers and Shakers of the New Norn Iron3. Gender Pay Gap Reporting4. Sex Discrimination Law Review5. Half of Transg...
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Weekly Review of Developments 19/1/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 19/01/2018 Monday this week was Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. So, we must, by definition, be in a better mood today. Lucky us. Here's some more news to improve your mood (or maybe not)... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. The Equality Commission Calls for Gender Pay Gap Reporting in NI3. The ...
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Weekly Review of Developments 12/1/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 12/01/2018 It's only January and the dates for this year's Annual Review of Employment Law have already been set for 8th and 20th November. Might not compensate for President Trump cancelling his UK trip but we hope it’s a crumb of comfort. Here is the rest of the news this week... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Review...
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Weekly Review of Developments 5/1/2018

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 05/01/2018 Happy New Year to all our readers. Here's what you've missed in the break... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. Workplace Mediation with Dorcas Crawford3. EU Moves to Protect Worker Conditions4. Agency Workers Paid Less than Full-Time Counterparts5. HR Developments6. Employment News in the Media7. GB D...
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Weekly Review of Developments 21/12/2017

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 21/12/2017 Legal-Island will be closed next week and most of our readers will be off early tomorrow, so we're bringing you the last of the year's employment developments on a Thursday... CONTENTS 1. Case Law Reviews2. Government May Scrap Working Time Regulations3. NI Public Sector Budget Warnings for 2018-20...