Lecturers seek rights to be recognised as workers

Most recently,  art educators to the National Gallery to court and sought to be recognised as employees instead of freelance workers. This is a landmark case which has shifted the spotlight on the gig economy now into the realms of the public sector.  The case A group of 27 artists and art lecturers were dismissed … Read more

Redundancy could be banned to new mothers

A recent report by the Women and Equalities Committee, is calling for better protection from discrimination for new mothers. If new proposals go ahead, pregnant women and new mothers may be given better protection from redundancy at work. Following a report published by the Women and Equalities Committee, earlier this year, a redundancy ban for … Read more

Redundancy Selection Criteria

Once an organisation has decided to make redundancies and selected which employees it is putting ‘at risk’ of redundancy minds must be turned to which employees will be selected. Key requirements for Redundancy Selection Criteria At the outset of the process no one individual should be more at risk of redundancy than any other; The … Read more