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Jul 28, 2016

Worker representation is in the news after the Prime Minister promised to put workers on the boards of large companies as part of her plan to reform boardroom governance. We discuss the structures currently available for worker representation in the workplace, the role of works councils, the relevant law and the...


Jul 19, 2016

Consultant editor Darren Newman joins us to discuss the implications of the Trade Union Act 2016 for both public- and private-sector employers. Darren explores the likely impact of the Act, including the following key features: new rules on ballot thresholds and ballot mandates; electronic balloting; notice periods for...


Jul 14, 2016

The Court of Appeal heard Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd, on commission in holiday pay, on 11 July. We round up where we are with holiday pay case law and flag up the key arguments that were discussed before the Court of Appeal in the Lock case. Presenter Ellie Gelder is joined by Stephen Simpson, and also...


Jul 7, 2016

We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases. Presenter Ellie Gelder is joined by Laura Merrylees and Sheila Attwood.