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Our work involves:
HR investigations (e.g. disciplinary or grievance processes) relating to employee misconduct and performance.
Investigations by employment regulators into people-related issues (e.g. national minimum wage, working time compliance and equal pay audits).
20 March 2023 //
The latest report from the Parker Review Committee confirms that FTSE 350 companies have made good progress against ethnic diversity targets. But more is needed to drive change. That’s why they will now be expanding their ambitions for ethnic diversity beyond board level and listed companies for the first time.
14 March 2023 //
In reflecting on the theme of this year’s Neurodiversity Celebration Week ‘celebrating different minds’ we take a look at strategies for supporting and celebrating neurodiversity in the workplace.
13 March 2023 //
The results of the four-day week pilot scheme have demonstrated that it is a viable working model. Could the next step be a change in the law?
22 February 2023 //
Employer liability for third party harassment and a new duty to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace are on track to be introduced as early as next year.
8 February 2023 //
Whistleblowing continues to be high up on the agenda for many employers. We are pleased to have written about the UK perspective on whistleblowing in the new edition of “The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations”.
26 January 2023 //
As workers continue to re-evaluate their perspectives on work in a post-pandemic world, the phenomenon of “quiet quitting” has emerged. But what is it and what are the key legal issues for employers?
27 June 2022 //
Avid readers of EmploymentLinks will already have seen some of our commentary on workplace activism. In our latest article we talk about how the tech sector in particular might be fertile ground for workplace activism where we have seen high-profile cases of activism in recent years. In our article, we discuss how activism can be a business risk, but also a signpost of a healthy corporate culture for tech businesses.
6 June 2022 //
With the world of work in a state of flux, a pilot programme is about to be launched by the 4 day week campaign. How viable is a four-day week and what are the employment law challenges?
23 May 2022 //
The rising culture of coming into work when unwell was a concern even before the pandemic. Now, with widespread flexible working, there is a tendency for some staff to decide to work from home on days when they are ill, rather than phoning in sick as they may have done before. Presenteeism has gone virtual.