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Sep
30
2016

Apprenticeship levy update

In November last year we reported on the government’s plans to reform apprenticeships and introduce a levy of 0.5% for employers with a total payroll bill in excess of £3m...

Sep
30
2016

Attention: Changes to the National Minimum Wage

Compliance with the National Minimum Wage is a legal obligation, make sure you are in the know and don’t fall foul of the law. ..

Sep
30
2016

To award costs or not to award costs?

It used to be the case that recovering costs within the employment tribunal was an exception rather than the rule, and whilst the threshold for recovering costs still remain high,..

Sep
30
2016

Agency workers can bring whistleblowing detriment claims against end users

In the recent case of McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust the EAT clarified that agency workers can bring detriment claims against end users provided the end user..

Sep
23
2016

No appeal rights for Extended Family Members of EEA Nationals

In the case of Sala (EFMs: Right of Appeal) [2016] UKUT 411 (IAC) the Upper Tribunal has held that there is no right of right of appeal against the Home..

Sep
23
2016

Business Immigration Update: Changes to Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Route

Following the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)’s review of the Tier 2 visa route this January, the Home Office announced significant reform to the Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) visa category. ..

Sep
23
2016

BBC’s dismissal of Journalist who prioritised Sri Lankan news report over Prince George’s birth was unfair

BBC World Service Journalist Chandana Bandara was issued with a final written warning following his refusal to prioritise a news report on the birth of Prince George over one on..

Sep
22
2016

Applicant X – avoiding bias and discrimination in recruitment

Most UK employers are well aware that the law protects job applicants from unlawful discrimination - for example because of their sex, race or age..

Sep
16
2016

Council and their contractor sued over alleged national minimum wage breach

In the news this week, it was announced that seventeen homeworkers are to sue both Sevacare and Haringey Borough Council over an alleged failure to pay national minimum wage...

Sep
16
2016

Failing to comply with a subject access request may impact the fairness of a dismissal

In the recent employment tribunal case of McWilliams v Citibank, the Claimant had been suspended following allegations that she had breached client confidentiality. ..



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