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Dec
02
2016

Improving Lives: A Work and Health Plan to Help Disabled People into Employment

Whilst the rate of employment for the non-disabled population is currently 80%, only 48% of disabled people are in employment. This inequality has led the Department for Work and Pensions..

Dec
02
2016

Autumn Statement

Last week the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, gave his first Autumn Statement...

Dec
02
2016

New Sanctions to Enforce National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage

On 25 November 2016, two new sanctions came into force which can be used by HMRC where it finds a failure to pay the applicable rate of National Minimum Wage/National..

Nov
25
2016

EU General Data Protection Regulations in a (nearly) post-Brexit UK…

Earlier in the year and before the Brexit results were announced we blogged on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the Regulation) and the impact that this would have on..

Nov
25
2016

Dishonesty in the workplace

You may have seen in the news the case of Mrs Wood, a senior nurse, who recorded her colleague’s temperature on a screening form at Heathrow Airport as 37.2C..

Nov
24
2016

Tribunal runs out of patience for litigant in person

In Liddington v 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld an Employment Tribunal’s (ET) decision to award costs against the Claimant, who was acting in person...

Nov
24
2016

Insensitive decisions could lead to unfair dismissals

In Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a Tribunal’s finding that a redundancy process was ‘insensitive and perfunctory’ did not easily sit with..

Nov
23
2016

Paris Saint Germain’s Serge Aurier Denied UK Visa

Serge Aurier, a national of the Ivory Coast, was initially granted a UK visa but this was revoked following his assault conviction in September. Two months ago, the PSG defender..

Nov
18
2016

Don’t ask don’t get? Not according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal…

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), in Grange v Abellio London, has ruled that an employee does not have to actually request a rest break before making a claim that they..

Nov
18
2016

Segregation by gender not sex discrimination

In R. (on the application of Interim Executive Board of X) v OFSTED the High Court was asked to decide whether a school that segregated pupils by gender was guilty..



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