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Reasonable adjustments should be made for sickness absence triggers


Posted on: Jan 23,2020

  In Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust v Ward the Employment Appeal Tribunal...

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EHRC Guidance on Sexual Harassment and Harassment at Work


Posted on: Jan 21,2020

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published new technical Guidance on Sexual Harassment...

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National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Rates 2020


Posted on: Jan 14,2020

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Rates are set to increase from 1st April...

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Is there a difference between strong management and bullying at work?


Posted on: Dec 20,2019

ACAS describes bullying at work as ‘offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse or...

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Consequences of a flawed disciplinary investigation


Posted on: Dec 13,2019

  Your employer must be procedurally fair during a disciplinary investigation. The case of Retirement...

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You can be a worker or an employee even if you’re paid through your own limited company


Posted on: Dec 11,2019

People sometimes work through an intermediary, such as their own personal services company. Companies generally...

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Proving discrimination


Posted on: Dec 06,2019

Having rock solid evidence of discrimination is important because it is up to you to ...

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New EU Protection for Whistleblowers


Posted on: Dec 02,2019

On 7 October 2019 the European Council approved the Whistleblower Protection Directive. The Directive guarantees...

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Labour’s Manifesto promises for workers


Posted on: Nov 26,2019

The Labour Party has published its Manifesto for the 12 December 2019 general election. Policies...

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Whistleblowing Protection


Posted on: Nov 05,2019

Whistleblowers have the right not to be dismissed or subjected to detrimental treatment because they...

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Best Practice Guidelines on Confidentiality Agreements in Discrimination Cases


Posted on: Nov 04,2019

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has this week published new Guidance: The use of...

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The Stalking Protection Act 2019


Posted on: Oct 11,2019

This new Act provides stalking protection orders. These are civil orders available on application by...

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Unfair Dismissal Time Limits in the Employment Tribunal


Posted on: Sep 10,2019

Employment Tribunal Time Limit Extensions There are two kinds of time limit for every Tribunal...

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Health is everyone’s business


Posted on: Sep 03,2019

The Government has published Health is everyone’s business: proposals to reduce ill health-related job loss, a...

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Can an Employer Change Terms and Conditions by Making Offers Directly to Workers and Avoiding Trade Union Negotiations?


Posted on: Aug 31,2019

Unlawful Inducements to trade union members Inducements to trade union members to forgo collective bargaining...

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Measures announced to combat Sexual Harassment at Work


Posted on: Jul 23,2019

Measures announced to combat Sexual Harassment at Work The Women and Equalities Select Committee reported...

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EQUAL PAY: COURT OF APPEAL RULES IN FAVOUR OF ASDA EMPLOYEES


Posted on: Jul 23,2019

EQUAL PAY: COURT OF APPEAL RULES IN FAVOUR OF ASDA EMPLOYEES Brierley and Ors v...

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