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Dec
15
2017

Employers could be liable for data breaches by rogue employees

In 2014 an employee of Morrisons supermarkets posted payroll information (including names, addresses, bank accounts and salaries) of 99,988 colleagues online and sent the same to newspapers. Mr Skelton had..

Dec
15
2017

Fit for work assessments to be scrapped

The Government’s Fit for Work assessment scheme is to end following low referral rates, marking the beginning of a revised strategy to get more disabled people into the workplace...

Dec
08
2017

Why honesty is always the best policy, when it comes to capability

Mr Rawlinson was dismissed by Brightside Group for poor performance, however, to soften the blow, Brightside told Mr Rawlinson that the reason for his dismissal was because his role was..

Dec
08
2017

Second bite at the cherry: time limits and amendments to claims

Prior to the case of Galilee v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, it was understood that an amendment to a claim takes effect from the date of the original..

Dec
06
2017

Poem: Christmas Parties

It’s that festive time again The Christmas Party’s here Fun and laughter for everyone A great end to the year!..

Dec
04
2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan campaigns for ‘fair and flexible’ visa system

The London Mayor has kicked off a week long trade mission to India and Pakistan by criticising the British government’s current stringent visa policy. Speaking in Mumbai, Sadiq Khan said..

Dec
01
2017

Does government face “steep learning curve” on apprenticeships?

As reported previously, in April this year the apprenticeship levy came into force. This introduced a 0.5% levy on employers with payrolls over £3million. The aim is to raise £3bn..

Dec
01
2017

Uber facing large fine as a result of data breach

Uber has recently admitted that it concealed a cyberattack that exposed the data of 57 million customers and drivers in October 2016, including names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers...

Dec
01
2017

CJEU backs worker in claim for 13 years holiday pay

We reported on the case of King v Sash Windows back in June when the Advocate General gave an opinion on the case. We now have the Judgment from..

Nov
29
2017

Boots on the back foot

As we blogged in February this year, Boots’ existing agreement with its in-house union, the Boots Pharmacists’ Association (BPA) prevented an application by an independent trade union, the Pharmacists’..



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