Employment Law

Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave and Shared Parental Leave

24th July 2019 by Tessa Robinson

Q. We are aware of all the discussion surrounding pay for men on paternity and shared parental leave. We want...

KEiBA 2019 – Worthy winner of Employer of the Year

26th June 2019 by Andrew Masters

KEiBA 2019 officially kicked off at the launch event at Allington Castle on a cold winter’s evening in January. From...

Can we still include confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements?

8th May 2019 by Tessa Robinson

Q. We have read a lot of press commentary regarding non-disclosure agreements following workplace allegations against employers. We settle the...

Promoting positive mental health and resilience

18th April 2019 by Amanda Okill

Our firm’s decision to train two of its staff and a partner as mental health first aiders has come at...

What happens when an employee resigns after successfully appealing against their redundancy?

4th April 2019 by Tessa Robinson

One of our employees recently received confirmation that they were being made redundant and were issued with a notice of...

Impact of Brexit on immigration and the right to work

11th September 2018 by Tessa Robinson

As Brexit looms ever closer with the UK’s exit date from the European Union set for 29 March 2019 both...

Confident with disability

10th September 2018 by Amanda Okill

As an employment lawyer I have been advising individuals and employers on disability rights throughout my career. Despite strident press...

The impact of GDPR of Subject Access Requests

10th April 2018 by Tessa Robinson

In the third and final instalment of the Furley Page Employment Team’s GDPR blog, we look at the impact of...

GDPR – Employees’ right to be informed

15th March 2018 by Tessa Robinson

In the second of the Furley Page Employment Team’s GDPR blog, we look at the implications on the employment lifecycle...

How safe is the “consent” requirement of GDPR when processing personal data on employees?

5th March 2018 by Amanda Okill

As the European Union’s General Data protection Regulation (“GDPR”) looms ever closer with its deadline for implementation on 25th May...

Wandering hands and risks for younger female workers

13th February 2018 by Amanda Okill

The risks for younger female workers in a climate of normalized sexual harassment The revelations in Madison Marriage’s report of groping...

Countdown to GDPR: 25th May 2018

5th February 2018 by Susan Jennings

Whether you’re (i) bored to death of being bombarded with emails regarding the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);...

Myth Busting and the Menopause

4th September 2017 by Amanda Okill

In July 2017, as part of research for my article on employing older workers, I came across an interesting suggestion...

Who’s championing older workers?

3rd July 2017 by Amanda Okill

There is an irony in the world of work, with workers living longer, working longer and yet a fifth of...

Why you should enter the KEiBA Awards…

17th January 2017 by Andrew Masters

Furley Page has been at the heart of the Kent business community for generations and our reputation is second to...

Employing an Apprentice – the Legal Ropes

12th September 2016 by Amanda Okill

With the introduction of an apprenticeship levy, to commence in April 2017, it is apparent that the government is pushing...

Brexit: what’s next?

19th July 2016 by Andrew Masters

On Thursday, 23 June 2016 a majority of those voting in the EU referendum voted for the UK to leave...

How would Brexit affect UK employment law and HR?

9th June 2016 by Andrew Masters

On Thursday, 23 June 2016 UK voters will decide whether the UK remains within the European Union (EU). Any decision...

Cyber Security and Human Resources in the modern workplace

12th April 2016 by Amanda Okill

Government figures released last year have indicated that the costs associated with the most severe online breaches of cyber security...

National Living Wage – are you ready for it?

10th March 2016

The introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) is around the corner now.  The NLW is due to be introduced...

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