GDPR , ELiAction

GDPR: One month on

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – One month on Many HR professionals will have spent months preparing for the GDPR. Now one month on, you will know that compliance will involve your constant attention. How has GDPR impacted you? The new regulations will have impacted upon most HR activities from general consent to processing personal…

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paternity leave , ELiAction

No new rights for fathers in the workplace, for now….

No new rights for fathers in the workplace, for now…. As we all know the take up of shared parental leave is, in most organisations, low due in part to its complexity. In March this year, the Women and Equalities Committee published a report with a number of far reaching recommendations focused on improving the…

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data protection, privacy

ICO publishes Personal Data Guidance for UK Organisations

ICO publishes Personal Data Guidance for UK Organisations The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published detailed guidance for UK organisations on determining what is personal data under the GDPR. The guidance helps organisations identify when they are processing personal data and when their obligations to comply with the provisions of the GDPR apply.  Furthermore, the guidance demonstrates how organisations…

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sheffield hallam university

Zero-hours, part-time lecturer employed on same contract as permanent, full-time lecturer

Zero-hours, part-time lecturer employed on the same type of contract as permanent, full-time lecturer The Claimant, Mr Roddis, was employed by Sheffield Hallam University on a zero-hours contract as a part-time associate lecturer.  He brought a claim under the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, comparing himself to a permanent full-time lecturer.…

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ministry of justice

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: Jan-Mar 2018

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics January – March 2018 The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period January – March 2018.   21% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET). Overall receipts decreased 9% compared to January to March 2017, driven by a a 40% decrease in ET (multiple claim) receipts.  However, ET…

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