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The Great Repeal Bill – Implications For Employment Law
Theresa May's letter triggering Article 50 has been delivered to Brussels, and the Government has published its White Paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill'.
UK
13 Apr 2017
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Dismissing For Poor Performance When The Employee Has Raised 'Whistleblowing' Concerns
The case of Royal Mail Group Limited -v- Ms K Jhuti concerned a scenario that might be unnervingly familiar to many. Ms Jhuti was a new employee who was discontented about the allocation of accounts to her.
UK
21 Jul 2016
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Tips On References
There is generally no obligation under English law to provide an ex-employee with a reference. However, as with all rules, there are exceptions (for example in the financial services sector).
UK
5 Jan 2016
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Employee References - New Guidance And Our Tips
In the case of Pnaiser -v- NHS England and Coventry City Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal reminds employers - new and old - of the risks associated with negative references.
UK
5 Jan 2016
5
New Guidance On Handling Disability-Related Absence
The Court of Appeal in Griffiths -v- Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (SOSWP) has grappled with the tricky issue of an employer's duties when trying to manage disability-related absence.
UK
15 Dec 2015
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Sickness And Holiday Pay - The Latest Guidance From The EAT
The facts are straightforward. Mr Plumb was injured in an accident in April 2010. He remained on sick leave until his employment ended in February 2014. Mr Plumb did not request any holiday in 2010, 2011 or 2012.
UK
21 Jul 2015
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Sickness And Accrued Holiday
The Employment Appeal Tribunal case of Plumb -v- Duncan Print Group Ltd provides important guidance on how to deal with requests to take holiday that has accrued during periods of sickness absence – in particular, requests made after the end of the relevant holiday year.
UK
20 Jul 2015
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A Reason To Withhold Money?
Last week the High Court delivered its judgment in the case of Mr Williams v Leeds United Football Club. Mr Williams was given notice of termination of his employment by reason of redundancy in July 2013.
UK
4 Mar 2015
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Remote Working: The Long Arm Of Employment Rights
More than a quarter of a million people emigrated from the UK in 2014.
UK
14 Jan 2015
10
What's Coming Up In 2015?
In 2015, employers will have to adjust to a number of changes in employment legislation.
UK
6 Jan 2015
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New 2 Year Limit On Claims For Backdated Pay
From 1 July 2015, claims for backdated pay, including holiday pay, will be limited to a maximum of 2 years under legislation introduced last week.
UK
22 Dec 2014
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Employers With HR Teams May Be Penalised If Employment Rights Are Breached
The Government has published the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which sets out the detail of the recently proposed changes to employment law.
UK
12 Jun 2012
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The Most Radical Reform To The Employment Law System For Decades...?
On Wednesday 23 November Vince Cable introduced the government's response to the consultation on "Resolving Workplace Disputes" and to the 'Red Tape Challenge'.
UK
29 Nov 2011
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When Do Individuals Working Abroad Have The Protection Of UK Employment Law?
In our September 2010 edition of Employment News, we highlighted recent cases on the issue of whether workers who spend some or all of their time abroad can claim unfair dismissal in Great Britain (and other rights under the Employment Rights Act 1996).
UK
22 Nov 2011
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The Agency Workers Regulations 2010
On 1 October 2011 the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (the ‘Regulations’) come into force. The Regulations introduce a significant number of new rights for temporary agency workers.
UK
26 Oct 2011
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Are You Ready For 1 July 2011 (And Beyond)?
The FSA's revised Remuneration Code came into force on 1 January 2011. Firms have to comply with its provisions as soon as possible and in any event by no later than 1 July 2011.
UK
5 Jul 2011
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All Change: Sweeping Reforms To The Employment Tribunal System
The Government has proposed introducing a series of employment tribunal reforms, aimed at addressing concerns raised by businesses (and small businesses in particular) that employment tribunals have become overly costly and time-consuming.
UK
10 Feb 2011
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Agency Workers And Employment Status
In recent times, case law has turned against agency workers being able to easily assert a direct employment relationship with the end user/client. A new Court of Appeal case (Tilson v Alstom Transport) continues this trend.
UK
5 Jan 2011
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Equality Act In Force
The majority of the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (‘the Act') will come into force on 1 October 2010.
UK
10 Oct 2010
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Bribery Act 2010
The Bribery Act 2010 comes into force in April 2011. All UK businesses and overseas businesses carrying on activities in the UK need to be aware of its provisions, which simplify and expand the range of offences for which individuals and organisations can be prosecuted.
UK
6 Oct 2010
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