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Employment weekly highlights—25 July 2019

Published on: 25 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—25 July 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Practice, procedure and settlement
  • Government confirms proposals to limit confidentiality clauses through legislation
  • Increase in demand for Acas services
  • Tribunal may inform respondent of application for witness order before decision made
  • Maternity, parents and carers
  • Government commits to extend redundancy protections for pregnant women and new parents
  • Current system is ‘unacceptable’—parental leave consultation welcomed
  • Equality
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) the government’s response on limiting the use of confidentiality clauses (often referred to as non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), (2) the 2018–19 annual report from Acas, (3) an EAT judgment on when a respondent may make representations on a claimant’s application for a witness order, (4) the government’s commitment to extend protection in redundancy situations to pregnant women and new parents, (5) a new government consultation on extending parental leave entitlements, (6) a summary of reported gender pay gap (GPG) data for 2018–19, (7) a consultation on new proposed government reforms for flexible workers, (8) an updated version of the Directors’ Remuneration Reporting Guidance 2019 by the GC100 and Investor Group, (9) dates for your diary, (10) updates to our consultation and legislation trackers, and (11) a new Q&A. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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