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2 August, 2010

2 August, 2010

2 August, 2010

30 July, 2010

29 July, 2010

Default retirement age to be phased out from April 2011

Government to 'give individuals greater choice and move swiftly to end discrimination of this kind'.

29 July, 2010

TUC welcomes closure of minimum wage loophole

Rogue employers have exploited travel and subsistence schemes to avoid paying National Insurance and workers have ended up losing out on pension, sick pay entitlements, maternity pay and tax credits, says TUC General Secretary.

28 July, 2010

28 July, 2010

Government to amend National Minimum Wage Regulations in relation to travel and subsistence schemes

Change, to be introduced from January 2011, will exclude the payment of expenses for travel to a temporary workplace from counting as pay for NMW purposes.

28 July, 2010

27 July, 2010

Number of employment tribunal claims increase by more than fifty per cent

Tribunals Service publishes its Annual Report and Accounts for 2009/2010.

23 July, 2010

RSA Consulting Ltd v Evans

[2010] EWCA Civ 866

22 July, 2010

21 July, 2010

Employment Law update

Issue 84 of Garden Court Chambers' Employment Law Bulletin is now available.

14 July, 2010

Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) regulations 2010

New regulations ban the taking of upfront fees for work finding services for jobs within the entertainment and modelling sector.

14 July, 2010

Unemployment rate for the three months to May 2010 falls to 2.47 million

However, the number of people out of work for more than 12 months hit its highest level since 1997, says Office for National Statistics.

13 July, 2010

9 July, 2010

Equality Act 2010 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2010

New regulations issued that bring into force specified provisions of the Equality Act 2010, including provision for the Equality and Human Rights Commission to issue Codes of Practice in connection with any matter addressed in the Act.

9 July, 2010

Office for Budget Responsibility ‘revised unemployment downwards just before Budget’

Questions raised about independence as total unemployment reduced by 175,000 after assumptions made about pensions and pay.

8 July, 2010

Employment Law update

Issue 83 of Garden Court Chambers' Employment Law Bulletin is now available.