• This month (April 2021) has seen some significant changes to existing employment laws come into force.

    This includes the extension of IR35 in the private sector, and changes to rates and limits for national minimum wage purposes and redundancy pay calculations.

    Employment law update 2021 – webinar content

    In this free bitesize webinar, employment law specialists Catherine Daw and Abigail Brightwell review the key employment law changes that you should be aware of.

    There have been some important recent case law updates, including rulings from the Supreme Court affecting gig economy workers in the Uber case, as well as sleep-in carers in the Mencap case. The speakers review the impact of these.

    They also touch on upcoming changes to immigration rules, employment tribunal reforms and other expected developments in employment law.

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    Benefits

    Ensure you are up to date with the latest employment law changes, as well as the effect of some key employment law case decisions.

    Target audience

    HR managers and those with HR responsibilities.

    Webinar speakers

    Catherine Daw | Head of Employment and HR

    Catherine joined Brachers on qualification in 1999 and became a Partner in 2003. She leads the Employment and HR team and has a reputation for providing clear, practical and client-focussed advice.

    Catherine works with employers, particularly those in the healthcare, education, tourism and manufacturing sectors. She provides strategic and day to day advice to HR and management teams including on restructuring issues, complex disciplinary matters and discrimination issues.

    She is an experienced and pragmatic lawyer and has been representing employers on all aspects of employment law including restructures, TUPE transfers, employment tribunal claims and contracts of employment.

    Abigail Brightwell | Associate

    Abigail joined Brachers as a trainee in 2009 and qualified into the Employment team in September 2011.

    She has represented several NHS Trusts in cases covering unfair dismissal (including constructive dismissal), unlawful deduction from wages, discrimination and whistleblowing.

    Abigail advises on a broad range of day-to-day workplace issues, both contentious and non-contentious, and is regularly called upon to give advice on settlement agreements. She also provides training for employers, focussing on providing practical guidance for businesses.

    Disclaimer: The content of the webinar ‘Brachers Bitesize: Employment law update 2021’ is for guidance purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Information correct at time of recording on 27 April 2021.

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