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Employment Law

13th March 2020

Statutory Sick Pay and Coronavirus – What does it mean?

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Following on from the Chancellor’s Budget announcements on 11th March 2020, it has been decided that the government will provide...

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02nd March 2020

Changes to National Minimum Wage – DBEIS

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Changes to National Minimum Wage following the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Consultation The DBEIS recently concluded its consultation...

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31st January 2020

National Minimum Wage Increase for 2020

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

In anticipation of the new financial year starting in April, the Government has recently announced its annual increase to the...

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31st January 2020

Employment law – What changes to look for in 2020

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Following up from our previous blog regarding The Good Work Plan, some of the government’s draft regulations have now been...

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30th September 2019

Sleeping on the Job: Should ‘sleep-in’ staff receive National Minimum Wage?

Kaine Davey Napthens LLP - Employment Law Adviser

  In 2018 the Court of Appeal held that ‘sleep-in’ care workers in residential accommodation are not entitled to the National...

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23rd August 2019

Extension of Whistleblowing Protection

Rebekah Lindeman Employment Law Adviser

  The decision taken by the Employment Tribunal in the recent case of Bilsbrough v Berry Marketing Services Ltd could see...

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29th July 2019

Gender Identity and the Impact of Language

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

  Outside of school English classes: how much do you know about pronouns? How important would you say they are to...

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19th June 2019

Inclusion of Voluntary Overtime in the calculation of Holiday Pay

Kate Shawcross Napthens LLP – Associate Solicitor - Employment Law

  The question of whether holiday pay should be calculated to include overtime has been one that is largely discussed within Employment...

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28th May 2019

Discrimination still present in the workplace

Anthony Fox Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

  Throughout the history of employment law, discrimination has always been one of the biggest challenges faced by employers. In the...

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09th April 2019

Recruitment and the Importance of Employee References

Chris King Employment Law Specialist

  What is an employee reference? An employee reference provides potential future employers with additional information when considering an applicant for a...

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