WorkLife entries posted during July 2016

Getting hot under the collar – key summer employment issues

Getting hot under the collar – key summer employment issues

Following on from Claudia Rooney's look at summer work experience (see here ), I set out some of the other key employment issues that tend to come up during the summer period.

Sir Elton John loses anonymity: reporting restrictions in the Employment Tribunal

Sir Elton John loses anonymity: reporting restrictions in the Employment Tribunal

On 17 July 2016 another injunction hit the headlines, with The Sun on Sunday trumpeting that it had "won" a legal fight against Sir Elton John. The singer had withdrawn an appeal against a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT"), with the result that the paper could report the fact that employment proceedings had been brought against him.

School’s out for summer

School’s out for summer

For many of us workers, the summer holidays present an opportunity to escape the office for (hopefully) some sun and relaxation. However, the school holidays provide a perfect time for school children (and those in further/higher education) to dip their toes into the world of work, beef up their CVs and indulge in a bit of work experience.

Immigration Act 2016

Immigration Act 2016

The Immigration Act 2016 ( the Act ) came into force on 12 May, bringing with it some stringent measures against illegal immigrants and anyone who employs them. This applies equally to businesses and individuals employing staff