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Coronavirus - New Immigration Guidance Published

Friday, 14 August 2020

The Home Office has published further guidance on the measures they have put in place for individuals whose UK immigration status may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus - New Immigration Guidance Published

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Dress Codes and Religious Discrimination

Friday, 05 June 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the Employment Tribunal was correct in finding thatplacing a limit on the length of a jilbab (garment worn by some Muslim women) so as not to cause a tripping hazard was not discriminatory.


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Government fails to justify age discrimination - important issues for employers to consider

Friday, 27 January 2017

Treating one age group differently to another will always be a difficult area.

Government fails to justify age discrimination - important issues for employers to consider

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Having Your Cake and Eating it in Manufacturing Contract Dispute over Targets

Friday, 15 April 2016

Honeyrose Bakery Ltd v Lola’s Kitchen Ltd, High Court This case involved a dispute over something that should have been pleasurable – cupcakes – as sweetness soon turned sour. Two bakeries contracted for the supply of cupcakes by a larger baker to a


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Holiday Pay - have you read the latest guidance?

Friday, 12 June 2015

Following a number of recent court judgments, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has published new guidance on calculating holiday pay.


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Mind the gap - the Implications of the Gender Pay Gap Regulations

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The gap between male and female pay remains stubbornly around 20% despite the existence of legislation introduced in the 1970s outlawing unequal pay as between the sexes.


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Misuse of Confidential Information - How Can You Protect Your Business?

Friday, 27 July 2018

What are the steps businesses should take to effectively reduce the risk of employees misusing confidential information?

Misuse of Confidential Information

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Reasonable Adjustments - How far must a policy go?

Friday, 27 January 2017

In the widely reported case of FirstGroup Plc v Paulley, the Supreme Court found that a bus operator's policy to...

Reasonable Adjustments - How far must a policy go?

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Should payment under a settlement agreement be taxed as 'earnings'?

Friday, 05 June 2015

In a recent case, the First-tier Tribunal held that a payment made to an employee under a settlement agreement in settlement of a potential race discrimination claim.


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Termination Payments, Settlement Agreements and Tax

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

The Budget in March 2016 announced compulsory national insurance contributions (NICs) on compensatory payments over £30,000.


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The Importance of Personal Performance in Determining Worker Status

Friday, 14 August 2020

The recent Employment Tribunal case of Mr S O’Eachtiarna and others v CitySprint (UK) Ltd acts as a reminder of the importance of written contractual terms in determining employment status.

The Importance of Personal Performance in Determining Worker Status

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The Limits of Express Mobility Clauses in Workplace Relocations

Friday, 20 January 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed the approach that employers should take when seeking to close one place of work and relocate employees to another.


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The Meaning of 'Client' for the Purposes of a TUPE Service Provision Change

Friday, 12 June 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that where a company contracts out a service, which is subsequently subcontractedthe subcontractors employees may transfer into the company's employment if the service is taken back in-house.


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The Queen's Speech - what does it mean for employment law?

Friday, 05 June 2015

Following the general election result on 7 May 2015, we reported on the new Conservative government's key pledges on employment law.


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Uber's Contractual Arrangements Deemed "Convoluted, Complex and Artificial"

Friday, 21 December 2018

It's third time unlucky for Uber, as the Court of Appeal hold that their drivers have worker status.