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The NHS Is Underprepared For GDPR According To Report

Further to our recent article on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new research has found that even the NHS is underprepared for GDPR with just 6 weeks to go before it comes into force. Underprepared For GDPR The think tank, Parliament Street, have just released a report entitled, ‘Getting the NHS ready for the […]

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting Data: Key Findings

With the deadlines for reporting having passed, several key findings have already become readily apparent from the gender pay gap reporting data that has been published. Gender Pay Gap Reporting Data Some of the key findings from the gender pay gap reporting data are as follows:- Half of all of the organisations that reported did […]

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting Deadlines Pass

Further to our last article, the gender pay gap reporting deadlines have now passed. Whilst more than 10,000 organisations have published their data, over 1000 left it to the last day, and around 1500 organisations failed to meet the deadlines and published no data at all What The Data Shows The data published by those […]

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Employment Law: Summary Of April 2018 Rate Changes

There are a number of changes in employment law that take effect during April 2018 and throughout the rest of 2018. A summary of the April 2018 rate changes and other changes are as follows: Please also check out our 2018 key dates articles here and here from earlier in the year, which sets out […]

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Latest News On The Public Sector Exit Payment Cap

Further to our last article on the Public Sector Exit Payment Cap, there is still no indication from the Government as to when the payment cap will be implemented. Furthermore, whilst MP Christopher Chope has tabled a Private Members Bill, the Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitations) Bill 2017, that is highly unlikely to ever become law […]

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Federation Of Small Businesses (FSB) Launches New Awareness Campaign In Relation To GDPR

Further to our recent article on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has launched a new campaign to raise awareness called ‘BeDataReady‘. The campaign has been launched in the wake of the FSB’s recent survey, which found that 90% of small businesses remain unprepared with just 65 days until […]

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Rate Changes To Unfair Dismissal Basic Award And Statutory Redundancy Pay Take Effect From April 2018

The rates for the unfair dismissal basic award, the unfair dismissal compensatory award, and for statutory redundancy pay will increase in April 2018 under the The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2018. The rate changes will take effect from the 6th April 2018. Unfair Dismissal Basic Award The cap on average weekly pay increases […]