Entries by Victoria Watkins

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REMOTE/HYBRID WORKING – HEAVEN OR HELL?

Originally posted by Cas Carrington of KLC Employment Law We’ve heard so much lately about the benefits of remote or hybrid working.   How it improves work-life balance because it saves on all those hours wasted commuting, which can be put to better use and of course it makes popping out to collect the children from […]

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GOVERNMENT TO CREATE NEW WORKERS’ WATCHDOG

Originally posted by Cas Carrington of KLC Employment Law Responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing the minimum wage and protecting agency workers will be brought under one body to create a ‘comprehensive new authority’ according to the Government announcement made earlier today. As well as enforcing the existing powers of the three separate agencies, the new body […]

Partnering with Chelmsford College – Working with the Future Workforce!

In addition to our usual marketing efforts, Employment Law Seminars and of course… placing candidates, we have also been working with the future workforce on their career development! On Tuesday 11th May, Chelmsford College held their annual Progression Fair where 4,000 students can access advice from employers and recruitment agencies in preparation for making the […]

FORSTATER APPEAL WAS HEARD AT THE EAT ON TUESDAY

Originally posted by Cas Carrington of KLC Employment Law It may be a long time before we get a judgment in the case of Forstater v CGD Europe & Ors but the EAT on Tuesday considered the appeal against the decision of the Employment Tribunal in 2019, that Forstater’s belief that a person’s sex is an immutable […]

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WE’RE ALL EQUAL, BUT SOME ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS

Originally posted by Cas Carrington of KLC Employment Law When the Government announced their decision not to re-open schools (not even junior schools) after the Christmas break, I was astounded that no discernable concern was raised at the time by the Government, or in the immediate aftermath by the mainstream press, about the devastating impact […]

Recruitment Levels Rise for the First Time Since March 2020

It’s safe to say that the last year has been turbulent for many of us, however, according to recent research by KPMG and REC, permanent recruitment is on rise. We’ve also seen this with a large increase in the number of permanent positions that have been allocated to us over the last month. With increased […]