Equal pay and wanting to get a pay rise are close to employees’ hearts. The BBC announced earnings for its top stars on Wednesday, showing a large disparity between pay for men and women. Some of you employees out there may think that you are... Read More
When employers insist that women wear high heels at work, are women protected? The Government thought so, and rejected calls to make it illegal if employers insist that women wear high heels at work. The Government argued that there are already laws... Read More
The issue of workers’ rights in the gig economy has been hot news for some time. There have been accusations of exploitation by the platform companies, suggestions of“bogus” self-employment and sham contracts and reports of underpayment regularly all featuring in the media.... Read More
What is your employee dress code in hot weather? I bet you men have been sweltering in your suits and ties. For women it’s not so much of a problem if you can wear short-sleeved dresses to work. It must though be... Read More
What employment rights are the two main parties promising? Labour is usually the party of the worker. This time around the Tories have tried to step on their turf, tempting the worker with some extra rights. There are some distinctions though between... Read More
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.