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May
18
2017

Conservatives Manifesto: Pledge to Double Immigration Skills Charge
#Immigration #Inward Investment #Employment

Launching the Tories Manifesto today, Theresa May has said a strong economy and delivering Brexit were top priorities. On immigration, the Tories have vowed to uphold the party’s promise to reduce net migration...

May
17
2017

Monica Atwal writes for The Guardian on Theresa May claiming to be the champion of workers
#Employment #Press

Managing Partner Monica Atwal explains in her letter to The Guardian that Theresa May’s 11 pledges on workers’ rights proposes nothing new and are already covered by current legislation and business initiatives....

May
16
2017

Monica Atwal writes for The Telegraph on Zero-hours contracts: what should employers think about?
#Employment #Press

Zero-hours contracts offer pros and cons for workers and small company owners – and there are responsibilities and legal issues to consider....

May
12
2017

The Great Repeal Bill and its impact on Employment Law
#Employment

Employment rights will continue after Brexit as they did immediately before, at least in the short-term! ...

May
11
2017

Positive Discrimination and Brexit
#Immigration #Employment

The impact of Brexit is beginning to be felt by employers. Initial anecdotal evidence about the impact of Brexit leading to a drop in EU applicants applying for and remaining in roles is now beginning to be backed up by statistics in some sectors. The urge for employers is to offer reassurance and support for EU employees to ensure that they retain skilled employees and avoid a higher turnover of staff....

May
05
2017

Message from Paris TAG Alliances conference
#Environment #Corporate #Employment #UK Immigration #Outsourcing & Supply Chain #Clarkslegal

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of UK law firm Clarkslegal LLP, addressed the TAG Alliances conference in Paris this week on a panel of lawyers and accountants from the US and Europe discussing the issues of Brexit, the business impact of President Trump, and the future of globalisation....

May
02
2017

Helen Beech writes for We Are The City on the Gender Pay Gap Regulation
#Employment

Employment partner and HR extraordinaire Helen Beech discusses the Gender Pay Gap Regulation and why the call for information should be just as important to SMEs as it is to large corporations....

May
02
2017

"There will be dire skills shortages" warns Monica Atwal, speaking to Forbes Magazine on Brexit's impact on immigration in the UK
#Immigration #Employment

This week sees Clarkslegal's Managing Partner Monica Atwal discussing why Britain's future of trade will be effected by tougher immigration rules ...

Apr
28
2017

Cyber Security Survey shows need for vigilant approach to data protection
#Employment

The government recently published its 2017 Cyber Security Survey results...

Apr
27
2017

A higher minimum wage for zero-hours workers?
#Employment

Current figures suggest the number of people on zero-hours contracts in the UK hit a record high of 910,000 in the last 3 months of 2016. ...

Apr
21
2017

Specific Disclosure Ordered Against Claimant in Restrictive Covenant Claim
#Dispute Resolution #Employment

Clarkslegal Dispute Resolution partner Stephen James looks into the recent ICAP vs BGC restrictive covenants case...

Apr
19
2017

Dozens of UK Landlords fined after roll-out of Right to Rent Scheme
#Immigration #Inward Investment #Employment

Right to rent checks - Landlords or their agents must by law check that their tenants have the right to rent in the UK, failure to carry out these checks may lead to financial penalties....

Apr
13
2017

Supreme Court Judgments on Indirect Discrimination
#Employment

The Supreme Court has given two important Judgments on indirect discrimination. The Supreme Court held that, for such a claim to succeed:...

Apr
13
2017

Icelandic approach to gender pay gap: should the UK take note?
#Employment

UK employers with more than 250 employees are now required to publish reports regarding their gender pay gap on an annual basis....

Apr
13
2017

Barclays Boss Breaches Whistleblowing Policy
#Employment

The Chief Executive of Barclays, Jes Staley, is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank England Prudential Regulation Authority for breaching rules regarding whistleblowing in the workplace....

Apr
10
2017

One of the Industries most at Risk from Slavery Scandals and Potential Liabilities is Construction
#Employment #Construction #Employment #UK Immigration

Clarkslegal takes a look at modern slavery in the construction industry and outlines some actions employers should take to protect their workforce and their reputation...

Apr
07
2017

Notice of termination – the importance of timing
#Employment

Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood...

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