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Mind The Gap - Oct 9th
Employment law issues seem to be rife with gaps at the moment. We have already reported on the gender pay gap, brought to the fore by the UK's new reporting regulations for gender pay...
UK
16 Oct 2017
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Mind The Gap
This shortage of workers has forced employers to raise starting salaries at the fastest pace in nearly two years during August, the REC's study further showed.
UK
16 Oct 2017
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We Need A Holiday From The Holiday Pay Cases!
In the latest in a number of cases dealing with the calculation of holiday pay, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held, in the case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council –v- Willetts, that pay for voluntary overtime normally worked ...
UK
11 Aug 2017
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Assuming The Best…
In the recent case of Elmore v Darland High School, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld a Tribunal's determination that a dismissal was fair...
UK
28 Jun 2017
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SOSR – A Low Threshold For A Fair Dismissal?
Of the five fair reasons for dismissal, ‘some other substantial reason' (SOSR) is often viewed as a ‘catch all' justification for dismissal. It does not give an employer freedom to dismiss...
UK
28 Apr 2017
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The Proposed Shake Up Of Employment Tribunals
Digital claims, the delegation of authority to caseworkers and a tailored composition of tribunal panels are just three of the proposed reforms to Employment Tribunals.
UK
20 Mar 2017
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Uber And The Gig Economy – Is The Law Keeping Up?
After a preliminary hearing spanning seven days, an Employment Tribunal has handed down its much anticipated ruling that Uber drivers are workers rather than independent contractors.
UK
10 Nov 2016
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Companies Could Soon Be Held Accountable
Proposals for a new criminal finance bill will, if implemented, hold company boards criminally responsible for offences such as money-laundering and false accounting committed by their employees.
UK
20 Sep 2016
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Backing The Bump
In the wake of recent press coverage highlighting the vast discrepancy between how employers believe they are treating pregnant employees and how such employees feel that they are actually being treated...
UK
16 Sep 2016
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I Will Drink To That
In 2015, brewing giant Greene King took over ownership of the Spirit Pub Company (Spirit), including its 16,000 workers, the majority of whom were, and are, engaged under zero hours contracts
UK
16 Sep 2016
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A Breakthrough In Protection For Zero Hours Workers In The UK
In the UK we have seen a steady rise in the use of zero hours contracts, a development which has generated political controversy. Under a zero hours contract, the employer does not guarantee to provide...
UK
22 Aug 2016
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Cases To Watch Out For In 2016
In the ever-evolving sphere of UK employment law, we are likely to see a wealth of developments over the remainder of 2016, as Parliament enacts new legislation and new cases are heard.
UK
22 Aug 2016
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Employees Need Time And Space When Breaking Up With Smoking
The government's watchdog, Public Health England (PHE), is urging UK employers to give e-cigarette users more frequent breaks than cigarette smokers as well as their own vaping room away from workers who smoke.
UK
27 Jul 2016
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Advocate General Backs French Woman Dismissed For Wearing Hijab At Work
Following our recent article titled "Attorney General backs ban on wearing headscarves in the workplace", the European Court of Justice (ECJ) is revisiting the issue of Islamic dress in the workplace.
European Union
20 Jul 2016
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Mayor Of London Is On A Mission To Break "The Glass Ceiling" That Limits Women's Success
Despite the turmoil and uncertainty that is Brexit, gender pay gap reporting remains at the forefront of many employers' agendas for the coming year.
UK
20 Jul 2016
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Employees Working Longer Is Not Always Good News For Employers
In our article published today in HR-inform we consider the recent case of Carreras v United First Partnership Research...
UK
8 Jul 2016
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Louis Van Gaal 0, Jose Mourinho 1
Louis van Gaal's red reign is over as Manchester United Football Club have dismissed the manager from his position. It appears that Manchester United have based their decision on Van Gaal's capability to perform in the role.
UK
2 Jun 2016
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We're All Going On A…Strike!
Cabin crew at Thomas Cook have voted by a three to one majority in favour of strike action following the travel group's change to rest breaks.
UK
2 Jun 2016
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Crunching The Numbers For Tier 2 Workers
The recent case of Maria Tukhas and secretary of state for the Home Office has given sponsoring employers in the UK further guidance about how to calculate an employee's annual salary in granting points under Tier 2.
UK
28 Apr 2016
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