The European Commission has published guidance on the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It has also launched a new online tool for SMEs.

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The European Court of Human Rights has held that an employer’s decision to carry out covert surveillance to monitor suspected workplace theft by a number of its workers violated their privacy rights under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human…

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The government has announced changes to the system for obtaining basic DBS criminal records checks in England and Wales.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a compensatory rest break must be a single continuous period of at least 20 minutes.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld a tribunal’s decision that an employer had directly discriminated against an employee because of a perceived disability.

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Hot employment law topics in 2018 will be the General Data Protection Regulation, the gig economy, gender pay gap reporting and of course Brexit.

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The Government has announced changes to the Immigration Rules, which will mostly come into force on 11 January.

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Regulations on PAYE reporting requirements for car and fuel benefit and optional remuneration arrangements have been made.

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