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Pure Employment Law > 2018 > February
Snow and adverse weather – what does the law say?

Snow and adverse weather – what does the law say?

27 February 2018 by Nicola Brown

Today we have seen the first effects of Storm Emma, the ‘Beast from the East’ – she has struck the UK, and now we have snow! Although there is only a light dusting here in West Sussex (at the time of writing), in other areas trains, buses and aeroplanes have been cancelled, and travelling... read more »

Is the Government's response to the Taylor Review good news ?

Is the Government's response to the Taylor Review good news ?

27 February 2018 by Marianne Wright

The Government has recently published its response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (see our previous article on the Taylor Review here), along with four consultation documents. The consultations are open until 1 June 2018, and cover agency workers, employment status, read more »

Taxation of termination payments - what's changing?

Taxation of termination payments - what's changing?

26 February 2018 by Peter Stevens

With effect from 6 April this year, there are significant changes being made to the taxation of payments made to employees in lieu of their contractual notice. Under the existing rules, the taxation of a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) has been a complicated area, and one often misunderstood by employers and employees... read more »

Porn in the workplace - Part 2

Porn in the workplace - Part 2

21 February 2018 by Peter Stevens

In part 1 of this article, I finished by saying how important a clear policy on the use of the the internet and email, and in particular the viewing or sending of pornographic material can be. That said, a clear policy will not in itself guarantee an employer will succeed. That was illustrated... read more »