UK employers accused of failing to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace
26 July 2018
The UK House of Commons Women & Equalities Committee has accused employers, as well as government and regulators, of failing in their responsibilities to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace. In a report published this week, the Committee says 40% of women and 18% of men …. [more]


Airlines submit complaint to EU Commission over French air controller strikes
25 July 2018
Ryanair and IAG (owner of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia) have submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission against France arguing that its air traffic controllers’ strikes restrict the fundamental principle of freedom of movement within the EU. They have been joined by fellow …. [more]


EU and UK step up no-deal Brexit planning
19 Jul 2018
With time fast running out and the two sides seemingly far apart on many issues, both the EU Commission and the UK government are talking more seriously about the need to plan for the possibility of the UK crashing out of the EU in March next year without a withdrawal …. [more]


UK – New Corporate Governance Code promotes workforce engagement
17 July 2018
The 2018 edition of the UK Corporate Governance Code was published this week and includes significant new expectations around workforce engagement, board diversity and executive pay. It follows a public consultation by the Financial Reporting Council in December last year, which was …. [more]


Brexit – UK Government offers non-regression in employment laws
12 July 2018
The Government’s White Paper on The Future Relationship between the UK and the EU makes proposals for a series of agreements covering a wide range of issues. In the area of employment law it proposes: …. [more]