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Can You Divide an Employment Contract Between Multiple Transferees?

Friday, 31 July 2020

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in ISS Facility Services v Govaerts is a significant departure from existing UK case law...

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Articles & Blogs Employment

Unfair Dismissal - The Importance of Procedural Fairness

Friday, 31 July 2020

A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision offers a useful reminder of the importance of following a fair procedure prior to dismissal, even where it is clear the employee has committed a criminal act.

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

New Law to Protect Furloughed Workers' Statutory Redundancy and Notice Payments

Thursday, 30 July 2020

The Government has announced new protection for furloughed workers who are made redundant during their furlough leave.

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Articles & Blogs Employment

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Friday, 24 July 2020

The Equality Act sets out various discrimination claims employees can bring where a relevant protected characteristic is present.

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Articles & Blogs Employment

Long-Term Agency Workers - What Are Their Rights?

Friday, 24 July 2020

Can an agency worker supplied on a long term basis to a single client still qualify for protection under the Agency Worker Regulations 2010?

Long-Term Agency Workers - What Are Their Rights?

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Government Set to Change the DBS Filtering Rules

Friday, 24 July 2020

The Government has recently published two draft orders which will alter the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 'filtering rules'.

Government Set to Change the DBS Filtering Rules

Articles & Blogs Employment

Professional Cyclist Neither Employee Nor a Worker for the Purposes of Tribunal Claims

Friday, 24 July 2020

Due to increased flexible working employers will be aware of the expanding body of case law relating to the different types of employment status, and the extent to which traditional employment models are changing.

Professional Cyclist Neither Employee or a Worker for the Purposes of Tribunal Claims

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Managing Your Workforce Following the Changes to International Travel Advice

Friday, 17 July 2020

Following recent changes to international travel advice, employers should continue to plan for all foreseeable eventualities in respect of staff travel abroad.

Managing Your Workforce Following the Changes to International Travel Advice

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

New UK Visa Category for Hong Kong Residents - What Has Been Proposed?

Friday, 17 July 2020

The UK Government has announced that an 'unprecedented' extension of immigration rights will be put in place for route which will allow many residents of Hong Kong.

New UK Visa Category for Hong Kong Residents - What Has Been Proposed?

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Holiday Pay & Profitability Bonuses - The Complexities of Calculation

Friday, 17 July 2020

Holiday pay calculations can be time consuming, complex and require up-to-date legal knowledge of the various different types of leave and the law applicable to each.

Holiday Pay and Profitability Bonuses - The Complexities of Calculation

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

How Can Your Business Benefit from the Chancellor's Mini-Budget?

Friday, 10 July 2020

This week, the Chancellor delivered a mini-budget, setting out the Government's plan to aid the UK economy's recovery from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Failure to Address Workload Concerns May Amount to Breach of Contract and Discrimination Claims

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Furloughing Staff over Pre-Booked Holiday Periods

Friday, 10 July 2020

The purpose of the Job Retention Scheme is to help those qualifying employers whose operations have been severely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Failure to Address Workload Concerns May Amount to Breach of Contract and Discrimination Claims

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Making Reasonable Adjustments in the Workplace

Friday, 10 July 2020

Employers are under a duty to make reasonable adjustments to help disabled employees return to, or remain at work.

Failure to Address Workload Concerns May Amount to Breach of Contract and Discrimination Claims

Articles & Blogs Employment

How to Deal Fairly With Witness Anonymity?

Friday, 10 July 2020

Balancing requests for witness anonymity against the need to conduct a fair disciplinary hearing can be difficult for employers.

Failure to Address Workload Concerns May Amount to Breach of Contract and Discrimination Claims

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Shielding Employees Set to Return to Work From 1 August

Thursday, 09 July 2020

The Government has released details of its plans for the two million people currently shielding from coronavirus (COVID-19) in England, to gradually return to normal life.

Shielding Employees Set to Return to Work From 1 August