This year’s Queen’s Speech may have been dominated by Brexit. However, it also contained some planned reforms to employment laws.

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Untaken holiday leave should be carried over where a worker is has not been provided with paid leave until he has the opportunity to exercise it and on termination of employment the worker has the right to payment in lieu…

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An employment tribunal has held that a male employee suffered direct sex discrimination when his employer failed to pay him enhanced shared parental pay.

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The High Court has granted an injunction to enforce an employee restrictive covenant which, prevents her from working for a competitor of the company for a period of six months from the termination of her employment.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who was depressed was not discriminated against when he was made redundant.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee was not unfairly dismissed when he was made redundant because his disability was not the reason for his dismissal.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned businesses to prepare for the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which will apply from 25 May 2018.

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The European Commission has published an Interpretative Communication on the Working Time Directive, which is implemented in the UK by the Working Time Regulations.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the resignation by an employee was not ambiguous meaning that he could claim constructive unfair dismissal, which he did and won.

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