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Oct
20
2017

Tier 2 Sponsor Duties: Record Keeping

Tier 2 sponsors are required to fulfil certain duties throughout the duration of their sponsor licence. Failure to comply with any of the sponsor duties, is likely to lead to..

Oct
20
2017

Faith school’s gender segregation held to be unlawful

The Court of Appeal has recently overturned a High Court’s decision that a school’s gender segregation for pupils aged 9 and above was not discriminatory (HCMI v The Interim Executive..

Oct
20
2017

Government proposes new legislation to support grieving parents in the workplace

A Bill has been published that will entitle parents who suffer the death of a child to take paid bereavement leave. Currently, employees only have a right to take..

Oct
13
2017

Mental Health Week 2017: tackling the stigma of mental health in the workplace

The 10th October marked World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme was ‘mental health in the workplace’...

Oct
13
2017

Tier 2 Sponsors: Preparing for a UKVI Compliance Visit

Sponsor licence holders are all too familiar with the challenges of maintaining compliance with UKVI requirements. All sponsors should expect a compliance visit at some point and any visit should..

Oct
13
2017

Postal staff threaten strike action over Pensions

Since March 2017, under the Trade Union Act, strikes require a turnout of at least 50% of all eligible voters. In the first large scale vote since the legislation..

Oct
13
2017

Practicality of Family Friendly Rights in the Spotlight

Despite UK legislation having a number of family friendly rights, a recent TUC survey of 1,050 young working parents in low paid positions, found many dubious of how useful these..

Oct
13
2017

GDPR: the ICO attempts to clarify obligation to report serious data breaches

Faced with misleading press stories, the ICO has been addressing misconceptions about the GDPR by publishing myth busting blogs, including on the new requirement to report serious breaches of personal..

Oct
09
2017

Can similar past conduct be used in a disciplinary investigation?

In NHS 24 v Pillar the claimant was a nurse practitioner who was dismissed for gross misconduct after she had failed to call 999 for a patient suffering a heart..

Oct
06
2017

What’s the beef? TUPE regulations apply even where large part of job becomes automated

In Anglo Beef Processors v Longland and Meat & Livestock Commercial Services, Mr Longland had been employed as a carcass service officer for Meat & Livestock, manually classifying carcasses in..



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