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Natasha Halliday
    • Natasha Halliday

    • Associate Solicitor Employment Law - Grantham and Stamford
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FURLOUGH LEAVE EXTENDED

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Since the creation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on 19 March 2020, the Government has contributed towards the wages of 7.5 million workers and it is estimated that it has cost over £14 billion to date. On 12 May 2020, The Chancellor,...

April changes - Employment

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April 6 is usually an important date in any Employment Lawyer 's calendar as it is one of the two dates each year when legislative changes are implemented. This year has been exceptional, with many focussed on the employment implication of the...

Vicarious Liability

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The Supreme Court has just issued an important judgment on the scope of vicarious liability, the principle that an Employer can be legally responsible for wrongs committed by its employees . Although the principle has existed for nearly 200 years, cases...

BBC Equal Pay Problems: An update 2 months on

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In the employment blog on 30 October , we reported on the Equal Pay claim being pursued by Samira Ahmed against the BBC. As reported in the press, the Employment Tribunal has now released its Judgment and has found in favour of Ms Ahmed. Firstly, the...

National Living Wage and National Minimum wage

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The government announced the National Living Wage and National Minimum wage increases due to come into effect on 1 April 2020. The increases are as follows: Age of employee ...

Conservative Party Manifesto

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Boris Johnson launched the Conservative Party manifesto over the weekend. The key employment related commitments contained within it are: A general commitment to "Achieve the right regulatory balance between supporting...

Lib Dem Manifesto

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The Liberal Democrat Party published its 2019 Election Manifesto earlier this week. The noteworthy employment-related commitments include: Amending the Equality Act 2010 to include protection for Gender Identity and Expression;...

Election Manifesto Review: Labour party

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The Labour party has published it 2019 Election Manifesto. The employment-related pledges in the document include: A Nation Living Wage of at least £10 for all workers ( including those under 21) The creation...

BBC Equal Pay Problems

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The BBC is facing further Equal Pay problems after the claim last year by the then-China editor Carrie Gracie that she was being paid significantly less than comparable (male) BBC journalists. The presenter Samira Ahmed has issued a claim for Equal Pay in...