Atypical working

Welcome to Allen & Overy’s Employment Talk blog, sharing with you our views and insights into the latest trends, risks and developments on the growing number of atypical workers, including fixed-term and part-term workers, flexible working, temporary and agency workers, workplace robots, cloud sourcing, interns and voluntary workers.

Drumming up inspiration for employment law in Spitalfields

Sheila Fahy

Whilst on a lunchtime walk in Spitalfields yesterday, I was struck by the distant sounds of drums which had a unique quality to them. Being a curious soul I set out to investigate. Now it has to be said that walking into the unusual in Spitalfields is an everyday occurrence as you are just as Read More

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Shared parental leave – who’s left holding the baby?

Sarah Henchoz

Shared parental leave is one of the most radical and creative employment initiatives since I became an employment lawyer back in 2001. I will be blogging on the different aspects of the new regime between now and implementation on 5th April 2015. Today, I am looking at patterns of leave. Read More

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