Category - Legal Best Practices

Legal Compliance in HR
Natalie Ellis

What Businesses Need to Know Under the New Labour Government

The Labour Government’s proposed employment law changes include enhanced whistleblowing protections, revised policies, a “right to disconnect,” expanded leave, flexible working access, anti-harassment measures, and changes to tip management. Stricter regulations for self-employed workers, potential removal of the two-year unfair dismissal rule, and a National Minimum Wage review are also included. Preparing is essential for compliance and employee rights.

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Legal Compliance in HR
Natalie Ellis

Must an Employer Disclose Notes and Witness Statements During a UK GDPR Request?

Employees have the right to access information held by their employers, including documents related to grievance and disciplinary procedures, under the UK GDPR. However, employers must balance this right with the privacy rights of third parties, utilizing anonymisation and redaction to protect individuals’ identities while maintaining transparency.

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