The Government has titled its press release “Millions to benefit from enhanced rights as government responds to Taylor review of modern working practices.” It looks far too early to tell whether this will ring true. There is little concrete in what the... Read More
Our anti-harassment law is not fit for purpose. Imagine a waitress, who is employed by a hospitality company. Attending a function The waitress is asked to attend a function hosted by a wealthy businessman. The company had received a few complaints from... Read More
According to the Independent, The BBC is facing investigations after being accused of “silencing” gender discrimination and harassment victims through its use of gagging orders. Tony Hall, the director general, is going to be questioned on the issue by the Culture, Media... Read More
When redundancy could be looming, it’s an anxious time for employees. If a business is restructuring, there’s often a lot of speculation about whose roles could be affected and which jobs are safe. In case you’re unlucky enough to get a tap... Read More
Resignations have been in the news. Theresa May recently asked Damien Green, the deputy P.M, to quit because he had made misleading statements about what he knew regarding pornography discovered on his office computer in 2008. In November Priti Patel, the international... Read More
I often see clients who tell me how awful their job has been. It could be that they’ve had clashes with their boss. It could be that they’ve been overlooked for promotion. It could be that their performance has been scrutinised. It... Read More
The gig workers deserve paid holiday, don’t they? The platform companies don’t think so. The consumers don’t think so either. Or if they do, they still use the apps. Now the government needs to step in. No more Scrooges, please.
Matt is an experienced employment lawyer and legal commentator. Matt advises businesses and individuals on all employment law related issues. He also regularly writes for external publications including the Independent, the Guardian and City AM.