Category Archives: employment

Employment law updates

  The Government has announced an increase to the compensation awards that can be made by the Employment Tribunals and to the statutory rates used to calculate certain employee payments. From 6 April 2014 the following increases will come into force: A week’s pay (used for calculating statutory redundancy payments and certain tribunal awards) will increase from… Read More »

Bank’s top lawyers call on law firms to follow flexi-work lead

Lloyds Banking Group’s two most senior lawyers have moved into a job-sharing arrangement, in a high-profile example of changing attitudes towards flexible working in the legal profession. Group general counsel Andrew Whittaker (pictured) and his deputy Kate Cheetham have agreed a flexible working plan following Whittaker’s move to the bank in May from the Financial… Read More »