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Jul
28
2010

Bound by Subsequent Changes

Under TUPE, all collective agreements relating to the transferring employees transfer to the transferee where they are bound by the terms in force at the date of transfer.  Any subsequent..

Jul
28
2010

Caps on Redundancy Payments

The question of whether it is unlawful age discrimination to cap contractual redundancy payments in order to prevent employees from receiving a windfall (i.e. a redundancy payment together with the..

Jul
28
2010

Stigma Damages

Compensation for personal loss of reputation is generally excluded from unfair dismissal compensation.  However, following the much publicised case of Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (BCCI) an exception..

Jul
23
2010

Your Freedom - Buddy reviews suggestions on the HM Government website

Further to our previous blog about the Government`s new Your Freedom website which allows the public to suggest which laws it would like to see abolished or created, Buddy has..

Jul
23
2010

TUPE - is it a defence to an equal pay claim?

When an employee transfers to another employer under TUPE, his terms and conditions are preserved. This may cause problems if the employer inherits men and women doing the same job..

Jul
23
2010

Government tells employers: Let staff work from home

The Liberal Democrats` transport minister, Norman Baker, has called on employers to allow employees to work one day a fortnight from home as part of the Government`s drive to cut..

Jul
22
2010

Sisters are doing it for themselves

According to recent statistics published by Grazia Magazine, 1 in 3 women now earn more than their partners and are considered the main breadwinner in their family. A further 19%..

Jul
21
2010

Firefighter who complained about reclining chairs recieves £80,000 payout

A Firefighter has received £80,000 in compensation after he was dismissed following complaints he raised that reclining chairs installed in his fire station were causing him severe back pain. The..

Jul
16
2010

Government focus on flexibility

The Government is apparently planning to encourage employers to allow staff to work more flexibly in order to ease the transport congestion and held employees achieve a better work-life belance. ..

Jul
15
2010

A quick guide from Acas on the Equality Act 2010

In case you have been asleep (or cannot keep up with when the government is going to implement the Act!) - the Equality Act is the next key legislative change..



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