Employment Law Weekly News Update

SM&B’s summary of employment law news including

– An employment tribunal awards £19,500 for injury to feelings to a 22 year-old worker on a zero-hours contract who suffered sex-related harassment and whose complaints were handled unsatisfactorily by the employer.
– Analysis of the data from the 2015 National Management Salary Survey published by the Chartered Management Institute and XpertHR reveals that the gender pay gap now stands at £8,524 in professional roles.
– Citizens Advice research suggests that one in ten of the 500 people they surveyed are bogusly self-employed, which, if scaled up, could translate into as many as 460,000 people nationwide.
– The Home Office has published a guide on how to detect basic forgeries in identity documents that are presented to employers to enable prevention of illegal working checks.