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Sabbaticals – Getting It Right For Both Employer And Employee
Offering employees the opportunity to take a sabbatical is increasingly being seen as a desirable benefit.
UK
19 Aug 2019
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International Employment: Where Is It Best To Work And Why?
Our world is more open and accessible than ever before. With rapid technological advances, agile working is not just about working from home, but working from anywhere – including overseas.
UK
4 Oct 2018
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Changes To Taxation Of Termination And Notice Payments – Are You Ready?
From 6 April 2018 employers will need to think more carefully when making termination payments to employees.
UK
6 Apr 2018
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ECJ Ruling On Collective Redundancy Consultation
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today confirmed in the 'Woolworths' case that, when counting the number of redundant employees across multiple sites for the purposes of collective redundancy consultation, each of the employer's establishments (in this case shops) must be looked at separately.
European Union
1 May 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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Collective Redundancy Consultation: Some Comfort For Employers
Employers do not need to count redundancies across the whole workforce when deciding whether they have reached the 20 employee threshold that obliges them to carry out collective redundancy consultation.
UK
9 Feb 2015
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Termination Without Tears (Video Content)
A number of tips for employers wanting to avoid confusion when they terminate employment contracts.
UK
19 May 2013
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Top Tips For HR Professionals: Post Termination Restrictions (Video Content)
Meriel Schindler discusses top tips for HR professionals: post termination restrictions.
UK
15 May 2013
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Do You Really Know What 'Redundancy' Means?
It can sometimes feel as though a redundancy situation is like an elephant - difficult to describe but you know when you see it.
UK
6 Mar 2012
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Dismissed For Refusing A Pay Cut
In difficult trading conditions employers may be forced to consider adjustments to pay or bonuses as a means of ensuring the company’s survival.
UK
22 Nov 2011
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New Jobs For Old
In Morgan v The Welsh Rugby Union, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘EAT’) made an important distinction between the established, objective process employers should adopt when selecting employees for redundancy, and the less stringent procedure they are permitted to follow when considering potentially redundant employees for a genuinely new role.
UK
9 Jun 2011
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Employment Newsletter - May 2011
Recently we have been awash with reports on boardroom gender diversity. Last year, McKinsey published their report "Women Matter", in which they concluded that companies with the highest share of women on their executive committees outperform companies with no women, both in terms of return on equity and operating results.
UK
8 Jun 2011
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Redundancy And Maternity Leave
The recent case of Simpson v Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd emphasises that, not only is this a misconception, but the right of a woman on maternity leave to suitable alternative vacancies is not automatic.
UK
21 Oct 2010
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Redundancy – Employers Are Entitled To Prevent Windfalls
In the recent case of Kraft Foods UK Ltd v Hastie, the EAT held that a redundancy payment scheme, which provided that employees should not receive more than the total salary they would have earned had they worked until retirement, was a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim and therefore did not amount to unlawful age discrimination.
UK
16 Sep 2010
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Parent Problems - The Duty To Consult On Mass Redundancies
The European Court of Justice has given some guidance on some of the issues that arise when a company has to undertake collective redundancy consultation as a result of a strategic decision taken by its parent company.
UK
11 Oct 2009
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Is There Any Life In LIFO?
‘Last in first out' has for some time been discredited as a means of making selections for redundancy.
UK
23 Jul 2009
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