ELiAction News: May 2018
Welcome to this month’s edition of the Employment Law in Action newsletter providing you with useful information regarding changes to employment legislation, best practice and latest case information.
In this month’s issue:
It specifies how the law might apply in cases of sex discrimination where an employer requires a female employee to dress in a particular way.
Acas has published new guidance on Religion and Belief to help prevent discrimination at work.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed an appeal by Addison Lee, a taxi and courier organisation, regarding the employment status of one of its couriers.
The Government has confirmed that the closure of the employer-supported childcare schemes will be deferred until 4 October 2018.
The government has published its response to the consultation on the draft regulations prohibiting NHS employers from discriminating against applicants who appear to have made protected disclosures. It will come into force on 23 May 2018.
On 1 May 2018, the European Commission (EC) published “Seven steps for businesses to get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation”.
This guide aims to help those companies that do not handle personal data as a core business activity, such as SMEs that mainly deal with personal data of their employees or have lists of clients and customers.