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Åsa Waring
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Åsa Waring

Åsa is a Legal Director in the Employment department. She has extensive experience in all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law.

Recent posts by Åsa Waring

A win for employers – but with a sting in the tail

The Supreme Court has handed down its long awaited decision in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder, the first employment restrictive covenant case to be considered by the highest court in the land for over a century. The decision is good news for employers who want to enforce restrictions on departing employees’ competitive activities, but nevertheless serves [...]

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Employment - 2 months ago

Flexible workspace: the new way

Flexible workspace: an option reserved for tech start-ups or an evolving trend for the full spectrum of the market? What is the attraction to tenants, or ‘members’ as they are commonly known, of this alternative workspace? And can it be used to provide modern flexibility in the more traditional employment relationship? Here’s our take. Flexibility. [...]

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Employment - 2 years ago

Social mobility – a different kind of diversity?

When we talk about diversity in the workplace, we often assume that this is limited to gender, race, disability or the other protected characteristics. Work to increase diversity in these areas is hugely important (as we have commented here and here for example) but diversity and inclusion is wider than that. A report published earlier [...]

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Employment - 2 years ago

Women on boards – measuring progress

Amid news that the European commission is to push for quotas for women on boards to address the slow progress of gender equality, we take a fresh look at diversity in the boardroom. In a report published earlier this year, Deloitte tracked the efforts of 64 countries to promote gender diversity in the boardroom. Unsurprisingly, [...]

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Employment - 2 years ago

Data reporting by employers – a new trend?

Hot on the heels of the new gender pay reporting obligations introduced last month, the Conservative Party manifesto which was launched last week (and which we blogged about here) included a pledge to tackle racial pay disparities by introducing reporting on how different ethnic groups are paid. The manifesto also included a new requirement for [...]

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Employment - 2 years ago