Advocate Vicky Milner is delighted to announce that she will be joining Viberts Jersey Lawyers as Employment Partner on 2 March 2020. This is the end of an era for Callington Chambers, which will be closing. On behalf of Callington Chambers, a huge thank you to clients, colleagues, suppliers and contacts for your support over the past six years. Vicky hopes to catch up with contacts soon to discuss how we may be able to work together in the future.
From 25 September 2019, the cap on the value of a week’s pay for the purpose of calculating statutory redundancy pay under Jersey law will increase from the current cap of £740 per week to £770, an increase of 4%.
A failure to embrace AI will lead to “stagnation or elimination” for businesses, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. Speakers at Jersey TechWeek (15-19 October 2018) talked about the explosive combination of humans + machine intelligence, which will enable quicker and better working, “allowing people to do much more”. What does AI mean for the workforce in Jersey?
Advocate Vicky Milner has again been listed as a "Leading Individual" in the Legal 500, retaining her top tier ranking. The Legal 500 is a directory used by clients, law firms and other professionals. It ranks lawyers and law firms according to their ability to deliver an outstanding legal service. Updated rankings are issued annually.
Advocate Vicky Milner of Callington Chambers and Rob Dudley of Global Advisors gave a presentation to the members of Jersey's Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments on 12 June 2018. Click here for the slides. If you need any more information do please contact Vicky. Click here for contact details.
Millennial Amber Smith writes: Whilst waiting to go into a history lecture, I noticed that the students walking out of the engineering lecture were predominately male. As I looked around at my female peers - waiting for the history lecture - I realised the extent to which the gender gap still prevails and considered the impact this would have on our future working lives. Despite being a millennial, mathematics, IT and construction for example are still associated predominantly with a male image. You only have to walk into toy shops to see that gender differences are still promoted from an early age. Yet my generation does not expect or condone a gender gap: we expect to be able to go in to any job, at the same level, and be promoted and paid equally alongside our male counterparts.
Millennial Amber Smith writes: In light of the recent Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data privacy scandal, I found myself more aware of what both I and others in the millennial generation were sharing impetuously. As a tech savvy generation, we are posing cybersecurity threats at a more significant rate in the workplace than arguably any generation before. This article examines the problem of - and a solution to the challenges raised by - cyber security, data protection and millennials.
The Jersey Employment & Discrimination Tribunal (“JEDT”) has recently published its 2017 Annual Report. Click here for the 2017 Annual Report.
Jersey's government has passed new data protection legislation. Click here for more information.
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