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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Preparation Checklist

Checklist to assist businesses in preparing for their obligations now.

Unfair Dismissal factsheet

Qualifying employees have a statutory right not to be unfairly dismissed. Generally speaking, dismissal will be unfair unless:

The road transport (working time) Regulations factsheet

The Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations 2005, came into force on 4 April 2005, and apply to drivers and crews of heavy goods vehicles and public service vehicles ("mobile workers").

Bribery Act Factsheet

The Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") came into force on 1 July 2011. Previously, bribery-related offences were limited to transactions that involved public officials. The Act now extends bribery

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Death in service benefits factsheet

Introduction Many occupational pension schemes include death in service benefits. The benefits are typically paid to the spouse/civil partner and/or dependants of the deceased employee if the employee dies before receiving

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Disciplining and dismissing employees factsheet

In a claim for unfair dismissal the employer must show the reason for dismissal and that the reason fell within one of the categories of potentially fair reasons, such as

Religious observance factsheet

Protection from discrimination Discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief was first introduced under the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003.  These regulations were repealed and replaced on 1

Time off for dependants factsheet

All employees have a statutory right to take reasonable time off work to take necessary action in certain unexpected situations affecting their dependants to make any necessary longer term arrangements.

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (“TUPE”) - An Overview

The aim of TUPE is to protect employees when a business changes hands or there is a change of service provider.

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Employment Law Facts and Figures 2017

This booklet includes the up-to-date employment law facts and figures

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