The Conlibs have announced that collective redundancy consultation periods, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and discrimination compensation awards are to be included in its review of employment law. The Government will start reviewing these areas this year but says that legislation will not necessarily be the route to implement any change if [...]

The Conlib Government has now published the final draft of its guidance for hirers and agencies on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 SI 2010/93, which come into force on 1 October 2011. The Regulations give temporary agency workers the right to equal treatment in comparison to permanent workers as regards basic working conditions. The Government [...]

The Conlibs have announced that collective redundancy consultation periods, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and discrimination compensation awards are to be included in its review of employment law. The Government will start reviewing these areas this year but says that legislation will not necessarily be the route to implement any change if [...]

The duty of care extends to the giving of information about an employee after the termination of employment as well as job references as can be seen from the case below.
In McKie v Swindon College the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) has held that an employer was liable to its former employee in damages for [...]

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