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Pure Employment Law > 2018 > December
Top Employment Law Stories of 2018

Top Employment Law Stories of 2018

20 December 2018 by Nicola Brown

Employment law never stands still, and 2018 was yet another busy year. I thought it would be useful to look back at the developments over the past 12 months by looking at the top 10 most popular stories on our News page. (Please feel free to imagine the Top of the Pops music... read more »

Protection against discrimination for vegans

Protection against discrimination for vegans

20 December 2018 by Nicola Brown

As you may have seen in the news, a case is being brought against the League Against Cruel Sports which is believed to be the first time that someone in the UK has claimed discrimination on the basis that they are a vegan. The Equality Act 2010 includes ‘philosophical belief’ as one... read more »

Good Work Plan?

Good Work Plan?

18 December 2018 by Peter Stevens

Possibly as a bit of a distraction from Brexit, the Government have announced a Good Work Plan which is designed to improve protection for agency workers, those on zero hour’s contracts and others with atypical working arrangements. The main headlines are that the Government plans to: Introduce a requirement for all employees and workers... read more »

Are Uber drivers workers? Our take on the latest decision

Are Uber drivers workers? Our take on the latest decision

20 December 2018 by Nicola Brown

Yesterday afternoon the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the case of Uber v Aslam and others. I actually found it a surprisingly interesting read, although that may just be me (!) – if you decide to take a look then be warned, it is 70 pages long! The media... read more »