National Living Wage Update – Queen’s Speech 2017

The Queen’s Speech on 21st June declared that by 2020, the National Living Wage will be increased so that people who are on the lowest pay will benefit from the same improvements in earnings as [...]

GDPR – out with the old and in with the new…

What is happening? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018 throughout the EU and will replace the Data Protection Directive, which is implemented in the [...]

Review into the “Gig” Economy & Modern Working Practices

The Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy has announced they will be gathering evidence on the UK’s labour market on a regional tour. They will be paying particular [...]

Will workplace discrimination be a thing of the past?

The Queen announced in her speech last week, ‘My government will make further progress to tackle the gender pay gap and discrimination against people on the basis of their race, faith, gender, [...]

Immigration & Brexit – Queen’s Speech 2017

Brexit featured heavily in the Queen’s Speech of course, and negotiations for UK’s exit from the EU are underway. She began her speech: ‘My government’s priority is to secure the best possible [...]

Mental Health Conference

Pam Loch, Managing Director of Loch Associates Group and Managing Partner of Loch Employment Law, spoke at the recent Mental Health Conference at the BMA in London. Opened by Keynote speaker [...]