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Fundamental Employee Rights in Jersey

This note aims to set out in one place, in a clear and readily understandable way, the most important basic rights enjoyed by employees in Jersey under the Employment (Jersey)...

January 19, 2023 Read more

Duties of Employers to Employees

Employers owe their employees various duties. Most of them are fairly obvious (such as payment of salary) but it may not even occur to some employers that additional duties are...

December 23, 2022 Read more

How can you tackle diversity in the workplace?

Business spending on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives has skyrocketed in the last decade. It is estimated the global market for DEI reached $7.5 billion in 2020 and is...

August 04, 2022 Read more

Menopause in the Workplace – Discrimination & The Law

There is an increasing acceptance of the need for employers to increase awareness and offer support for employees experiencing the menopause. The Government of Jersey, which is the Island’s biggest...

July 06, 2022 Read more

Long COVID, is it a Disability? – Update

Earlier this year we explored whether or not Long COVID might qualify as a ‘disability’ for the purposes of the Discrimination(Jersey) Law 2013 (as amended) (the Law). You can read...

June 27, 2022 Read more

Domestic Abuse: Implications for Employers

On 10th March 2022 a Proposition was lodged in the States to introduce a statutory offence of domestic abuse. The proposed Domestic Abuse (Jersey) Law (the Draft Law) is due...

April 14, 2022 Read more

Employment Contracts

Types of Employment Contract Recruiting and retaining staff is difficult for growing small and medium sized enterprises (“SME’s“) (particularly for the hospitality industry). SME’s need to attract the right talent...

March 31, 2022 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Compromise Agreements

What are Compromise Agreements? A Compromise Agreement (sometimes called a Settlement Agreement) is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee which sets out the terms upon which...

February 28, 2022 Read more
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