- EMPLOYMENT LAW. // People Management;Dec2011, p13
News briefs on employment law in Great Britain are presented including a possible reduction in the consulting period for layoffs of over 100 employees, the conviction of court clerk Munir Patel under the 2010 Bribery Act and a ruling by the Court of Appeals that a letter terminating employment...
- Date set for abolition of the default retirement age. // Employers Law;Feb2011, p5
The article reports on the confirmation by the British government regarding the phase out of the default retirement age (DRA) starting April 2011 despite calls from businesses to delay the process.
- April brings raft of new employment law. // Employers Law;Apr2011, p5
The article presents employment laws that would be implemented in April 2011 in Great Britain and will have major implications for employers including the abolishment of the default retirement age, the statutory maternity and paternity and adoption pay increase, and the Equality Act's positive...
- EDITOR'S COMMENT. O'Reilly, Noel // Employers Law;Mar2011, p3
In this article, the author discusses the unclear issues surrounding the enactment of new laws in Great Britain in April 2011, which include the regulations on the abolition of the default retirement age (DRA), the Bribery Act 2010, and the Equality Act.
- Raft of new laws to be enacted in April but some face delays. // Employers Law;Mar2011, p4
The article reports on the possible delay in the enactment of a few British employment laws, including the default retirement age (DRA) regulations, the Bribery Act 2010, and the Equality Act 2010.
- employment law timetable. // Employers Law;Nov2010, p4
The article presents a timetable for employment law in Great Britain for 2011, which include the right to request flexible working extended to parents of children aged under 18, the Equality Act 2010 and the abolishment of the default retirement age.
- employment law timetable. // Employers Law;May2011, p4
The article covers issues related to employment law in Great Britain including the implementation of the recast European Works Council Directive, the corporate offence provisions of the Bribery Act 2010 and an increase in the main rate of the national minimum wage in October 2011.
- Legal preview -- what the law's got in store this year. // People Management;1/13/2011, p28
The article addresses the plans of the British government to establish a one-in, one-out rule and to review labor laws in the country. In relation to its plan to review labor policies, the government intends to increase flexibility while being fair and providing a competitive environment. In...
- Perspective: Abolition of the default retirement age -- the hidden dangers. Newman, Darren // Employers Law;Feb2011, p10
The author examines the potential pitfalls of the abolition of the default retirement age in Great Britain. He warns employers to be careful when complying with notice periods to avoid being charged with retirement being the reason for dismissal. He opines that under retirement provisions,...