Acas has published research on how flexible working impacts on the working lives of individuals and the implications for team and organisational effectiveness. It covers both the positive and negative issues that can arise.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that claimants in discrimination cases do not bear the initial burden of proof.

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Employed parents who have lost a child will be entitled to statutory paid leave to grieve under a proposed new law providing for bereavement leave and pay.

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May 2018, amongst other things, contains provisions relating to the collection of personal recruitment data about job applicants during a recruitment process.

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Employees, job applicants and other ‘data subjects’ at present have the right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to make a data subject access request. This enables them to obtain details from the employer of any personal data relating to…

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that where voluntary overtime is normally worked it should be taken into account when calculating holiday pay.

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In the opinion of an Advocate General the quality of time is of overriding importance in determining whether on-call time is ‘working time’.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee had not suffered unlawful deductions from his wages.

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