- Lexis®PSL Employment weekly highlights—31 March 2016
- In this issue:
- Changes taking effect on 1 and 6 April 2016: a round-up
- Headlines (News updates & analysis)
- Judicial review does not block discrimination claim on qualifications body
- Whistleblowing: a disclosure of information may be an allegation as well
- Examining discretion in employee bonus claims
- EHRC report finds FTSE companies failing on diversity
- Relevant updates from other practice areas
- Employee competition: Bartholomews Agri Food v Thornton
- Employee competition: One Step (Support) Ltd v Morris-Garner and another
- Dates for your diary
This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) analysis of the legislative changes coming into effect on 1 and 6 April, (2) the Court of Appeal judgment in Michalak on whether employment tribunals have jurisdiction to hear discrimination claims against qualifications bodies, (3) an EAT judgment on what constitutes a disclosure of information for the purposes of a whistleblowing claim, (4) discussion of a High Court judgment considering the exercise of discretion in employee bonus claims, (5) the EHRC’s results of its inquiry into fairness, transparency and diversity in FTSE 350 board appointments, (6) analysis of the employment and pensions implications of the government’s proposed academisation of all English schools by Ben Wood of Eversheds and Chris Billington of Wrigley’s Solicitors, (7) a series of immigration updates concerning Tier 2 workers, the new skills charge on migrant workers and the Migration Advisory Committee report on the shortage of nurses, (8) analysis by Maralyn Thomas, director at Castle Pension Trustees on the DWP’s proposed changes to the automatic enrolment process, (9) two employee competition cases and (10) dates for your diary.
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