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In January last year I wrote about the High Court declaring the DBS scheme unlawful. This is a link to my article which discusses the key facts and the judgement: The Disclosure and Debarring Service The Home Office appealed and the Court of Appeal gave...
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For a long time employers (especially in the care sector) have been grappling with the question of whether employees required to sleep-in are engaged in time work for the whole of their shift or just when they’re on a call-out. The underlying...
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The latest round of changes to the Immigration Rules focuses on fees. Businesses that rely on migrant workers from outside the EU to plug their skills gap will feel the pinch from the increases, starting with the Immigration Skills Charge. The charge is...
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The Employment and Immigration Team at Trethowans is backing calls from MPs to reconsider changes to the sharing of parental leave, in a bid to close the gender pay gap. It comes as a cross-party group of MPs have written a letter to women and equalities...
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This is a link to a piece I wrote on 7 October about headscarves in the Court of Justice of the European  Union. We know now the Court’s decision. In Achbita the Court started from the proposition that people must be free to...