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EU Makes Slow Progress in Gender Equality

A newly published report has revealed that the EU is making progress in the area of gender equality, but this progress is very slow.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Slow-progress-gender-equality.html Advertisements

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Mental Health in the Workplace

10th October 2017 was marked by World Mental Health Day and this years’ theme was mental health in the workplace.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Mental-health-in-the-workplace.html

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The Right to Privacy at Work

It is typically accepted that an employer has the right to monitor an employee’s actions during work hours and their use of work equipment, including internet, phone, email, and social network activities.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/The-right-to-privacy-at-work.html

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Compensation for Injury to Feelings

Following a joint consultation issued by the President of the Employment Tribunal (England & Wales) and (Scotland), new Guidance has been issued regarding the compensation that the Tribunal can award for ‘injury to feelings,’ otherwise known as ‘Vento’ Bands.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Compensation-for-injury-to-feelings.html

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Calls for Changes to LBTT Rates to Boost Housing Activity

Trade body Homes for Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to take action to tackle a lack of activity at the higher end of the housing ladder.https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Estate-agency/changes-lbtt-rates-boost-activity.html

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Cross-Border Disputes Post-Brexit

The UK Government recently published a paper setting out its position on cross-border civil judicial cooperation with the EU post-Brexit.https://www.raesidechisholm.co.uk/News/Commercial/cross-border-disputes-brexit.html

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New Report Reveals Extent of Minimum Wage Underpayment

A new report from the Low Pay Commission (LPC) has revealed that up to 20% of minimum wage workers may be receiving less than they are legally entitled to.https://www.klglaw.co.uk/News/Minimum-wage-underpayment.html

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