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Current developments in employment law - Power and trust*?

Who should attend

This course is aimed at experienced HR professionals and in-house lawyers. It is assumed that delegates have a working knowledge of employment law.


In the Spring of 2018 the GDPR comes into force and it is the publication deadline for the first gender pay reports. The National Living Wage will rise to £7.83, on its way to around £9 by 2020. The Government will respond to the Taylor Review, a new Immigration Bill is expected and Tribunal claims are rising significantly.


09.00 registration and coffee, 09.30 start

Current developments

  • minimum wages: name and shame
  • EU workers over here and UK workers over there: Brexit update
  • SSP reform: phased returns to work: extending to non-employees?
  • abolition of ‘Fit for Work’ service
  • mental health and disability: voluntary reporting scheme, new Acas guidance,‘core standards’
  • Taylor Review: Government response
  • tax rules for termination payments
  • GDPR and HR data: key points
  • gender pay reporting: employer (and media) responses
  • ethnicity: boardrooms and pay

Increasing tribunal claims

  • retrospective claims
  • online publication of judgments
  • ADR, fight or settle?

Everyday sexism?

  • what is sexual harassment, what is not and what might be?
  • power imbalances and trust
  • tone, culture and boundaries
  • handling the grievance, investigation, privilege and should you settle?
  • consensual relationships at work
  • EHRC intervention?

Case-law update

  • King -v- Sash Windows ECJ 2017: further backdating of holiday pay
  • gig economy: Uber, Deliveroo and other cases in the pipeline
  • Kostal UK Ltd -v- Dunkley EAT 2017: changing Ts and Cs

 13.00 close, followed by lunch

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Cost: £249

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10% discount for delegate 2 and subsequent delegates.

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