Relationships at Work

Recently it has been reported that McDonald’s sacked their CEO for having a relationship with an employee which was against company policy and allegedly showed poor judgement in regards to relationships at work. The Tribunal system will determine whether that...

Covert surveillance in the workplace

It is well established that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) prevents the use of CCTV unless you display signs stating that CCTV is in operation and have a policy that states that CCTV footage can be used in disciplinary or other such cases but what...

Councillor Family Friendly Leave

Where are we with Councillor Family Friendly Leave? In 2017 the Fawcett Society report ‘Women in Local Government’ recommended that councils should adopt family friendly and parental leave to attract a wider group to consider becoming a councillor and to retain...

LGS Pay Negotiations Update

At the recent South East Regional Pay Briefing, Harry Honnor presented an LGS Pay Negotiations Update about the Trade Unions’ pay claim for 2020 and sought input from councils in our region. The response from the South East echoed the message that Harry had received...

SEE annual employment law update

The Employment Team is pleased to announce two dates for our annual SEE employment law update. SEE Law 2020 SEE Law 2020 will be held at The Guildhall, Winchester on Tuesday, 28th January and Wednesday, 5 February. Brexit and a possible General Election are likely to...

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