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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. ..

Sep
09
2016

“Systematic Failings” on Data Protection leads to a £15,000 fine

Following on from the case reported last month on data protection (”Failing to anonymise – the cost”), a nursing home in Northern Ireland has received a fine of £15,000 from..

Sep
09
2016

No TUPE where activities provided for own commercial gain and not for the client

The EAT has held that TUPE does not apply where a new provider ceases to carry out services “on the client’s behalf.” ..

Sep
09
2016

Right to work checks – do you have a statutory excuse?

All employers regardless of whether they hold a Sponsor Licence or not, are expected to carry out prescribed document checks on all employees before they start work. Provided that..

Sep
02
2016

Bringing the National Living Wage to Life

Since it was announced in the July 2015 Budget, the National Living Wage (NLW) has received much comment, both negative and positive...



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