Employment Law News Top tips for surviving redundancy Posted by BDBF on 19 October, 2016 Redundancies have always been a way of life in the City, but in the current economic climate, when many organisations are merging, some have recruitment freezes and many others...
It’s common knowledge that some employers try to recruit in their own image (whether lawful or not). Job advertisements and person specifications can be used to pinpoint particular demographics, and in particular, certain age groups. Advertising for a candidate who is active, energetic and computer-savvy? Chances are, you’re looking to hire someone young.
The past decade has not been a halcyon one for financial services. The collapse of Lehman Brothers and PPI misselling are two scandals which have contributed to one of the most turbulent periods in the industry’s history.
Arpita Dutt and Paul McAleavey take a look at the state of employment law following Deliveroo’s recent pay rows.
Employment Law News Jumping ship: Partners and fee earners first! Posted by BDBF on 5 October, 2016 There are few matters that are more likely to make your Managing Partner wake up in a cold sweat than their key fee earners being poached (or, to use the less...
Employment Law News Professional relationships: how close is too close? Posted by BDBF on 30 September, 2016 EY recently made headlines when they came under scrutiny from the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) for allegedly breaching auditor independence rules,...
Is a job applicant entitled to damages if the sole reason they applied was to bring a discrimination claim?
A woman who was sexually harassed by her employer has been awarded £14,000 as compensation for injury to feelings.
Now that the Privacy Shield is in force, what must US and EU employers do to protect data?
Was a headteacher’s decision not to inform her school of her relationship with a sex offender a fair reason for dismissal?