Workers being monitored by artificial intelligence

Workers being monitored by artificial intelligence

At this very moment, it is estimated that around 130,000 people within the UK are being monitored by artificial intelligence in a bid to ‘boost productivity’ according to their employers.  Most are being monitored by the growing Isaak system designed by London company...

Restrictions on confidentiality clauses?

Restrictions on confidentiality clauses?

In response to recent criticism about confidentiality clauses in settlement pay-offs, the government launched a consultation on 4 March discussing measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination. The...

EU Settlement Scheme

EU Settlement Scheme

Though there is still uncertainty about the potential implications of Brexit and possibly even whether Brexit will happen at all, the Home Office have published a campaign this week to encourage EU nationals to apply early for settlement ahead of the full launch this...

The Prime Minister on employment rights and Brexit

The Prime Minister on employment rights and Brexit

Earlier this month the Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech in Parliament about Brexit which included a section concerning employee rights and their future post Brexit. Mrs May confirmed earlier commitments that the Conservative-led government would not be looking...

Mental Health First Aiders

Mental health is a topical discussion, and one that is becoming more prevalent in the employment sphere. In the beginning of January the House of Commons debated mental health first aid provisions in the workplace. It was initiated after Greg Clark Secretary of State...