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Apr
21
2017

Employee’s reason for rejecting suitable alternative employment was reasonable despite employer having no knowledge of this

The EAT held in Dunne v Colin & Avril Ltd that a book-keeper who declined an offer of suitable employment did so reasonably despite her reliance on health reasons not..

Apr
21
2017

Double take: No higher threshold for ‘no fault’ SOSR dismissals

The EAT has held in Ssekisonge v Barts Health NHS Trust that the dismissal of a nurse whose identity raised concerns was fair on the ground of ‘some other substantial..

Apr
19
2017

Dozens of UK Landlords fined after roll-out of Right to Rent Scheme

Right to rent checks - Landlords or their agents must by law check that their tenants have the right to rent in the UK, failure to carry out these checks..

Apr
13
2017

Supreme Court Judgments on Indirect Discrimination

The Supreme Court has given two important Judgments on indirect discrimination. The Supreme Court held that, for such a claim to succeed:..

Apr
13
2017

Icelandic approach to gender pay gap: should the UK take note?

UK employers with more than 250 employees are now required to publish reports regarding their gender pay gap on an annual basis...

Apr
13
2017

Barclays Boss Breaches Whistleblowing Policy

The Chief Executive of Barclays, Jes Staley, is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank England Prudential Regulation Authority for breaching rules regarding whistleblowing in the workplace...

Apr
07
2017

Notice of termination – the importance of timing

The Court of Appeal ruled in Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood that in the absence of an express term in the contract of employment, notice was only..

Apr
07
2017

The Impact of Brexit on UK’s Tech Industry

Theresa May’s letter formally invoking Article 50 was sent to Brussels, firing the starting gun on the two-year departure process from the EU...

Apr
07
2017

April 2017: Key changes and points for employers to consider

April heralds the start of spring and often marks the start date for recently introduced legislation. ..

Apr
07
2017

No second bite at the cherry with ACAS early conciliation

In general, claimants are only allowed to bring Employment Tribunal claims after submitting an ACAS EC notification form and receiving an EC certificate...



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