The High Court has held that Barclays Bank is vicariously liable for alleged sexual assaults carried out by a doctor who carried out medical examinations on it’s behalf.

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In the opinion of an Advocate General pregnant workers may be protected before they even inform their employer that they are pregnant.

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The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that the monitoring of personal messages on a work-related internet messaging account breached the employee’s right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Acas has published guidance for employers on how they should support parents who have premature or sick babies.

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John Lewis has set aside £36m to cover potential back payments to staff after pay averaging policy was found to breach National Minimum Wage rules.

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Public listed companies will be required to publish the pay ratio between bosses and workers under new reforms.

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The Government has announced four new returnship programmes for the public sector.

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