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Richard Miskella comments for The Telegraph: Is ‘blind recruitment’ the best way to tackle workplace discrimination?
Press15 April 2019
Richard Miskella has commented in an article for The Telegraph which discusses the case of Matthew Furlong, who had been the victim of discrimination after being rejected for a job by Cheshire Police, which was in the midst of a diversity drive, because he was a white heterosexual man.
Tom McEvoy writes for Thomson Reuters: I’m an EU citizen. If I leave the UK before Brexit, can I come back?
Press10 April 2019
Tom McEvoy has written an article for Thomson Reuters which answers the question, 'If an individual with an EU passport leaves the UK before Brexit, will they be allowed back into the UK after Brexit?'.
Catherine Leung and Louise Le Pla write for the Society for Human Resource Management: Hong Kong: Follow the basics in employment law
Press09 April 2019
Catherine Leung and Louise Le Pla have written an article for the Society for Human Resource Management on the key areas of employment law in Hong Kong.
Kathryn Weaver and Catherine Leung write chapter for ICLG.com: Hong Kong: Employment & Labour Law 2019
Press03 April 2019
Kathryn Weaver and Catherine Leung have written a chapter for ICLG.com on common issues in employment and labour laws and regulations - terms and conditions of employment, employee representation and industrial relations, discrimination, maternity and family leave rights and business sales - in 51 jurisdictions.
Press01 April 2019
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office has been featured in an article in the Asia Business Law Journal as it becomes the official Hong Kong member of Ius Laboris and expands the practice.
Kathryn Weaver comments for Human Resources magazine Hong Kong: Immediate policy roll out on expanded paternity leave urged
Press29 March 2019
Kathryn Weaver, Head of Lewis Silkin Hong Kong discusses the recent changes in policy to paternity leave in Hong Kong and how employers can prepare for this.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: Spring Statement 2019: PHD-level jobs to be exempt from Tier 2 visa cap
Press18 March 2019
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which discusses Philip Hammond's recent announcement that PHD-level occupations will be exempt from the Tier 2 (General) visa cap from Autumn 2019.
Joanna Hunt and James Walters write for Essential Retail: How prepared is the eCommerce sector for the staffing implications of a no-deal Brexit?
Press18 March 2019
Joanna Hunt and James Walters have written an article for Essential Retail which discusses the challenges faced by the eCommerce sector to maintain access to labour in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Press13 March 2019
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office has been featured in an article in HR Magazine following the office’s recognition as a local law firm and the launch of their HR consultancy.
Ellen Temperton writes for Accountancy Age: Is your accounting firm prepared to handle a data breach?
Press07 March 2019
Ellen Temperton has written an article for Accountancy Age which discusses data breaches and the threats that come from the 'always connected' workforce.
Press12 February 2019
Karen Baxter, Tom Heys and Anna Bond have written an article for HR Review discussing a recent survey by Stonewall that found bi and trans inclusivity was significantly low among employers, prompting the charity’s executive director to call for more to be done to tackle this problem in the workplace.
Tom Heys writes for People Management: Why ethnicity pay gap reporting may not give a true picture of diversity
Press31 January 2019
Tom Heys has written an article for People Management where he explains that the inherent variability of organisations’ workforces could mean that transparency reporting might not be as transparent as we think.
Press07 January 2019
James Davies has commented in an article which discusses and compares discrimination in the workplace in Britain and the Netherlands.
Richard Miskella comments for The Telegraph: Is this new app the answer to reporting workplace harassment?
Press21 December 2018
Richard Miskella has commented in an article for The Telegraph which discusses the Government's crack down on misconduct in the workplace with a commitment to draft a new statutory code of practice that will aim to tackle sexual harassment at work.
Joanna Hunt writes for Architects' Journal: How can architecture benefit from the Exceptional Talent visa route?
Press20 December 2018
In an article for Architects' Journal, Joanna Hunt examines the extension of the Home Office’s Tier 1 category to cover architects wanting to work in the UK.
Press18 December 2018
Richard Miskella has commented for HR managzine on the government's announcement that it will work with the EHRC on a new code
Press17 December 2018
James Davies commented in an article for The Telegraph discussing how capitalised emails are equivalent to shouting at employees in person and can lead to complaints or disciplinary action.
Sam Minshall comments for Sky News, The Telegraph, The Independent and ITV: Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish's sex discrimination case against UK Sport and British Cycling begins
Press10 December 2018
Sam Minshall has commented in articles for Sky News and The Telegraph which discuss Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish's sex discrimination case against UK Sport and British Cycling.
Sam Minshall comments for Cyclist: Jess Varnish case could lead to ‘wholesale change in the treatment of athletes’
Press07 December 2018
Sam Minshall has commented in an article for Cyclist which discusses the potential wider implications of the imminent court case for athletes involving track sprinter Jess Varnish, who is arguing her status as an employee rather than self-employed.
Press05 December 2018
In this article Laura Farnsworth discusses the benefits of lawyers working part time as well as discussing how Lewis Silkin’s low cost, fixed fee service rockhopper has helped support lawyers who wish to work part time.