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Stevens & Bolton
In the recent case of McTear Contracts Ltd v Bennett and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed that employees who are engaged in services that are taken over by ...
Gowling WLG
In January 2020, His Honour Judge Hodge QC ("HHJ Hodge") was asked to construe the pension increase rule in the Britvic Pension Plan (the "Plan"), which gave Britvic plc ("Britvic") a power ...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
Today, the Employment Appeal Tribunal handed down judgment in the case of Maya Forstater, who lost her job after saying that people cannot change their biological sex.
Stevens & Bolton
In the recent case of Mr C Sinclair v Trackwork Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (the EAT) found that an employee's dismissal, due to the friction caused amongst his colleagues...
Boyes Turner
Changing terms and conditions of employment is a tricky business. Whether it's furlough, reduced hours or pay, this last year has put contracts in the spotlight.
RFB Legal
IR35 is legislation that specifically relates to the employment status of contractors, their relationship to clients, and taxation.
Stevens & Bolton
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of life beyond recognition and perhaps none so much as our working lives.
Shakespeare Martineau
The Employment Appeal Tribunal reaffirms that an employer cannot cure fundamental breach, once it has been committed.
Digby Brown
Today is International Workers Memorial Day. We commemorate those who have lost their lives in the course of their employment. This year has particular resonance given the global events...
lus Laboris
This article considers some of the difficult issues that employers in the UK will be facing over the upcoming holiday season. These range from managing quarantine and staff with built-up annual leave...
Shakespeare Martineau
Research developed by our later living specialists has uncovered a gap between public perception around the retirement housing sector and the reality of what service and provisions are provided.
In this case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal reaffirmed the principle that a fundamental breach of contract (in the context of a constructive dismissal claim) cannot be cured.
This is likely to be unwelcome news for many who have grown to enjoy the flexibility that remote working brings.
The amendment came into force on 31 May 2021 and applies to acts (or the last in a series of acts) which occur on or after that date.
Aside from the reputational issues and staff morale, the threat of litigation is real with the rise of discrimination claims continuing to creep up each year.
Withers LLP
In a post-pandemic era the future of traditional, permanent offices is uncertain. Covid-19 and the UK Government's ‘work from home' mandate has caused many businesses...
Shakespeare Martineau
Taking responsibility for equality, diversity and inclusivity is not just a nice thing to do, or a moral thing to do, it's actually a commercial thing to do.
Trowers & Hamlins
The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021 came into force on 31 May.
Stevens & Bolton
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that it is not discriminatory on grounds of sex to pay a male employee taking shared parental leave at a lower rate than a female employee taking adoption leave.
Trowers & Hamlins
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has published new guidance, 'Employers and loneliness', to address what organisations can do to tackle loneliness among their workers.
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