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Employment weekly highlights—1 August 2019

Published on: 01 August 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—1 August 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Equality
  • Equality law enforcement reform requires ‘fundamental shift’
  • Employment tribunals
  • Claim submitted with incorrect EC certificate number cannot be amended
  • Performance, conduct and discipline
  • Injunction granted to prevent investigation into breakdown of working relationship while disciplinary process ongoing
  • Tax
  • National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Act 2019
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) a report from the Women and Equalities Committee criticising the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) enforcement of equality law, (2) an EAT judgment on the approach to be taken when an incorrect early conciliation certificate number is included in the ET1 claim form, (3) a High Court judgment on whether an investigation into a breakdown of working relationships should be prevented while disciplinary proceedings are still ongoing, (4) legislation to provide for national insurance contributions (NICs) on certain termination awards and sporting testimonials, (5) a policy statement from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) laying out the final rules on the extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), (6) a look at the Prime Minister’s promised overhaul of the immigration system by Shara Pledger, associate at Latitude Law, and Sophie Barrett-Brown, senior partner at Laura Devine, (7) an analysis of the political and legal tools which may be used by Parliament to prevent a no-deal Brexit by Kieran Laird, partner and head of constitutional affairs in the Gowling WLG Brexit Unit, (8) dates for your diary, and (9) updates to our consultation and legislation trackers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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