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Employment weekly highlights—28 April 2022

Published on: 28 April 2022
Published by: LexisNexis
  • Employment weekly highlights—28 April 2022
  • In this issue:
  • Practice, procedure and settlement
  • Presidential Guidance on employment tribunals taking oral evidence from persons located abroad
  • Party can apply for a transcript if employment tribunal proceedings were recorded by HMCTS
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 25 April 2022
  • Equality
  • ONS publishes earnings statistics demonstrating the disability pay gap
  • EHRC publishes review of Britain's human rights record
  • Action plan published by EHRC and UKHospitality to tackle sexual harassment in hospitality sector
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) new Presidential Guidance on employment tribunals taking oral evidence from persons abroad, (2) an EAT judgment on a party being able to request a transcript of employment tribunal proceedings where an audio recording had been made by HMCTS, (3) the HMCTS operational summary for the week commencing 25 April 2022, (4) a report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on the disability pay gap, (5) the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) review of Britain's human rights record, (6) an action plan and checklist produced by the EHRC and UKHospitality to tackle sexual harassment in hospitality sector, (7) a report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) on flexible and hybrid working, (8) updated government guidance on the temporary relaxation of retained EU drivers’ hours rules, (9) publication of the results of a survey carried out by Acas on redundancy plans for UK businesses, (10) new research published by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner, and Lancaster University which shows that boardrooms must do more to eradicate modern slavery, (11) the annual report of Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, (12) analysis of two Court of Appeal judgments on whether individuals who were working through personal services companies were employees for the purposes of IR35, (13) a look at the implications that the metaverse may have in the realm of employment by Liz Foley, trainee solicitor at Osborne Clarke, (14) the European Court of Human Right’s decision in Benkharbouche v UK, (15) details of our new suite of practice notes on mediation in employment, produced in partnership with Kieran Wilson of Littleton Chambers and Rob McCreath of McCreath Mediation and Kingsley Napley LLP, (16) dates for your diary, (17) updates to our case tracker and employment horizon scanner, and (18) a new Q&A. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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