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Simcocks
As levels of obesity make headline news Simcocks director Irini Newby considers the implications for employers.
DQ Advocates
When Bruce becomes Caitlyn, and the trouble with the toilets...
Simcocks
In an interesting case (First Personnel Services Limited v Halfords Limited) decided at the end of 2016, a client terminated the services of a recruitment agency with which it had dealt over many years...
DQ Advocates
Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
DQ Advocates
In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
DQ Advocates
In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
DQ Advocates
On 1 January 2017 the Financial Services Rule Book 2016 comes into operation. With this will be the requirement on all Isle of Man licence holders to establish, implement and maintain an effective whistleblowing policy.
DQ Advocates
Restraints of trade in the employment contract are quite often not given the attention they deserve until the time comes when the employer is under threat by a former employee and enforcement action is required to protect the business.
DQ Advocates
Delegates will be taken through an overview of the implications for employers of the Equality Bill 2016, which has completed its first reading and is due to be introduced into the House of Keys in October.
DQ Advocates
Following approval by Tynwald at its May 2016 sitting, the Isle of Man Government Department of Health and Social Care has issued guidance for businesses on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability.
DQ Advocates
Employees should take care when bringing private matters into the workplace. Depending on the circumstances, it may not be reasonable to expect privacy. - See more at: http://www.dq.im/news/a-right-to-privacy-at-work#sthash.uFrMb1Cb.dpuf
DQ Advocates
Whilst I appreciate that some will say that it is "only" November and therefore too early for a festive article, Douglas Borough Council has started decorating the town with Christmas trees and fairy lights and so, as far as I am concerned, the festive countdown is on!
DQ Advocates
The introduction of substantive equality legislation in the Isle of Man has been a long time coming; however with the introduction of the Equality Bill 2015 ("Bill"),
Simcocks
Zero-hour contracts can leave workers with little security, uncertainty about earnings and vulnerable to exploitation.
DQ Advocates
American activist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, once said that "the history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality" and with the consultation of the Equality Bill in the Isle of Man now well underway, the Island moves one step closer to enacting one of the most important pieces of social legislation in recent times.
Simcocks
The separation between work and your personal life used to be simple. Then came the internet and social media.
DQ Advocates
The International Labour Organisation's Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the "Convention") comes into force on 20 August 2013. It consolidates and updates the existing extensive instruments currently in place.
DQ Advocates
The question of employment status is a vexed area of the law; it is often far from easy to accurately determine the employment status of an individual.
DQ Advocates
In the recent case of Edward Miles v Jet Centre Limited t/a The Private Jet Company, the Isle of Man Employment Tribunal had to consider whether an employer could recover the costs of training an employee who was subsequently dismissed (fairly) from his employment.
DQ Advocates
A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
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DQ Advocates
Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
DQ Advocates
A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
Simcocks
In an interesting case (First Personnel Services Limited v Halfords Limited) decided at the end of 2016, a client terminated the services of a recruitment agency with which it had dealt over many years...
DQ Advocates
In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
DQ Advocates
In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
DQ Advocates
The introduction of substantive equality legislation in the Isle of Man has been a long time coming; however with the introduction of the Equality Bill 2015 ("Bill"),
DQ Advocates
Following approval by Tynwald at its May 2016 sitting, the Isle of Man Government Department of Health and Social Care has issued guidance for businesses on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability.
DQ Advocates
Delegates will be taken through an overview of the implications for employers of the Equality Bill 2016, which has completed its first reading and is due to be introduced into the House of Keys in October.
DQ Advocates
On 1 January 2017 the Financial Services Rule Book 2016 comes into operation. With this will be the requirement on all Isle of Man licence holders to establish, implement and maintain an effective whistleblowing policy.
DQ Advocates
Restraints of trade in the employment contract are quite often not given the attention they deserve until the time comes when the employer is under threat by a former employee and enforcement action is required to protect the business.
DQ Advocates
Employees should take care when bringing private matters into the workplace. Depending on the circumstances, it may not be reasonable to expect privacy. - See more at: http://www.dq.im/news/a-right-to-privacy-at-work#sthash.uFrMb1Cb.dpuf
Simcocks
As levels of obesity make headline news Simcocks director Irini Newby considers the implications for employers.
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