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News / Flexible working in 2022: What do employers need to know?

14-07-2022 / Employment & Immigration

Over the last few years, we have seen a vast amount of employees working from home, altering their hours and diverging away from the traditional working environment. Employees have become increasingly aware of their rights and in particular their rights in relation flexible working arrangements. The present climate of employees makes it essential for employers to know how to deal with flexible working requests and the criteria they need to consider.

News / Ince receives 'Highly Commended' prize at AllAboutLaw Awards 2022

21-03-2022 / Employment & Immigration

We are pleased to share that we have been recognised for our early career opportunities and graduate recruitment practices at The AllAboutLaw Awards 2022.

News / Environment, Social and Governance: what can businesses do to attract and retain talent?

24-02-2022 / Employment & Immigration

Investors have been scrutinising businesses not just on their financial performance but also on their record on the Environment, Social and Governance factors since the 1960s. However, the reach of ESG has widened significantly in recent years. It is now not just investors looking at a business’s ESG record but also customers, suppliers and, crucially, current and prospective employees.

Insights / Busting common myths around Data Subject Access Requests

09-12-2021 / Employment & Immigration

Data subject access requests are often used by employees tactically when in dispute with their employer, for example to cause a nuisance or to obtain information earlier than the disclosure deadline set by the Tribunal. We have answered below some of the myths we see around these requests.

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Insights / FAQs: UK government consultation on flexible working

10-11-2021 / Employment & Immigration

Flexible working is where an eligible employee agrees with their employer to permanently change their working pattern, hours or location. For example, they may request to work part-time, to work annualised hours, to work some days or hours from home or to change their working hours each day.

This was originally just for those with childcare responsibilities but it was expanded to include all those who wanted to work flexibly.  Apart from those with childcare responsibilities, other requests to work flexibly were relatively rare, but recently we are seeing more of our employer clients receive flexible working requests following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insights / Two male employees dismissed to improve gender pay gap figures

01-11-2021 / Employment & Immigration

In the case of Mr C. Bayfield and Mr C. Jenner v Wunderman Thompson (UK) Limited and Others, an employer was found to have discriminated against two employees on the grounds of sex when it selected them for redundancy in an attempt to improve its gender pay gap figures.  

News / Supporting employee mental health and wellbeing in the workplace during a relationship breakdown

19-10-2021 / Employment & Immigration, Family & Matrimonial

One in four people will experience mental health issues in their lifetime. This can have a significant impact on a person’s life, including their wellbeing and performance in the workplace. In this article, Susan J Williams, Partner and Head of Family (Cardiff), explores the significant impact mental health can have on relationships, and its role as a cause and consequence of a relationship breakdown.

Insights / 'Fire and rehire' in the spotlight: ACAS report on dismissal and re-engagement

15-07-2021 / Employment & Immigration

What is “fire and re-hire”?