The Scottish Government’s planned move to beyond Level 0 of Covid-19 related restrictions was confirmed by the First Minister on 3 August 2021. However, the previously indicated transition towards a return to office working does not form part of the changes to come into effect on 9 August 2021.
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission ("EHRC") is Great Britain's national equality body with responsibility for promoting and upholding equality laws. They recently published a report regarding the practice of Elite Careplus Limited (ECL) asking pre-employment health questions.
Various bodies, including the Trades Union Congress and the Royal College of Midwives, are calling for a reform of statutory parental leave (SPL), a right introduced by the UK Government in April 2015 as one of its heralded family friendly policies. So what is the current situation, and what could change?
The ruling in the Uber case is an extremely important one that will have significant repercussions for those companies operating in the wider "gig economy" in the UK.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the group of Uber drivers, saying they are workers – and not self-employed contractors - for the purposes of the relevant legislation.