Employment Law

The Workers Act 2023: What does it mean in practice?

Anglia Ruskin law student Olga Kyriakoudi explores its implications

Jan 3 2024 8:55am

Legal Takeaway: Who’s who for Deliveroo?

Oxford Uni PPE grad Joshua Masson explores the UKSC's recent Deliveroo judgment 

Dec 11 2023 11:37am

Could you be fired by a robot – and would UK anti-discrimination law protect you?

Cambridge Uni law grad Puja Patel analyses whether current anti-discrimination laws are fit for purpose in the wake of AI

Nov 30 2023 7:49am

Flexible working, inflexible stereotypes

Durham Uni psychology grad Darcie Summers analyses the gendered implications of the UK passing the Flexible Working Bill

Aug 29 2023 9:45am

Old Firm: The match verdict on philosophical belief

Some say football is a religion, but does fervent support for Rangers FC amount to “philosophical belief”?

Oct 5 2022 11:39am

Uber drivers are workers, rules Supreme Court

Aspiring barrister Joshua Xerri looks at the much-talked about employment case

Feb 19 2021 4:07pm

The future of interim relief in discrimination claims

Employment tribunal advocate Thomas Fuller examines the recent case of Steer v Stormsure Ltd

Jan 11 2021 10:39am

Uber in the Supreme Court: The case so far

BPTC student Joshua Xerri provides a summary of this week's two-day hearing and considers some of the wider issues impacting the so-called ‘gig-economy’

Jul 24 2020 11:58am

The ethical veganism case: a reflection of a progressive society

Discrimination lawyer Yara Ali-Adib looks at last week's headline-grabbing ruling

Jan 8 2020 10:29am

Social media sackings ignore rights to privacy and free expression

UK courts are unduly harsh on employees sacked for their foolish social media posts, argues UCL Professor Virginia Mantouvalou

Feb 20 2019 1:01pm

Why our employment laws need some serious attention

Nottingham law grad Fraser Collingham reflects on his recent experience working in the hospitality industry and explains why employment law reform is much-needed

Sep 21 2018 10:29am

Can we regulate Uber into ‘doing the right thing’?

In the first of its kind, Legal Cheek launches an occasional series exploring buzzing legal research across the UK and internationally

Mar 16 2018 11:32am

Supreme Court’s ground-breaking employment tribunal fees decision – what now?

Balance of power has shifted to employees, says Mayer Brown’s Caroline Mathews

Oct 3 2017 10:20am

The law has to adapt to the Uber/Deliveroo age

If working is going to be more flexible, employment law will have to follow suit

May 12 2017 10:33am

Why Uber and Pimlico Plumbers have both tried to have their cake and eat it

A look at the gig economy litigation and what it means for employment law

Mar 31 2017 9:54am