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May
04
2017

Paid to sleep on the job?

It’s common in some sectors, such as health and emergency services, for workers to undertake ‘sleep-in’ shifts where they are present at work but on standby. ..

Apr
28
2017

‘Racist’ immigration policy causing crisis in the curry kitchen?

The BBC reported this week that an increasing number of Indian restaurants in Scotland were closing due to strict immigration rules which are preventing restaurants from recruiting top chefs from..

Apr
28
2017

Cyber Security Survey shows need for vigilant approach to data protection

The government recently published its 2017 Cyber Security Survey results..

Apr
27
2017

A higher minimum wage for zero-hours workers?

Current figures suggest the number of people on zero-hours contracts in the UK hit a record high of 910,000 in the last 3 months of 2016. ..

Apr
25
2017
Apr
21
2017

Employee’s reason for rejecting suitable alternative employment was reasonable despite employer having no knowledge of this

The EAT held in Dunne v Colin & Avril Ltd that a book-keeper who declined an offer of suitable employment did so reasonably despite her reliance on health reasons not..

Apr
21
2017

Double take: No higher threshold for ‘no fault’ SOSR dismissals

The EAT has held in Ssekisonge v Barts Health NHS Trust that the dismissal of a nurse whose identity raised concerns was fair on the ground of ‘some other substantial..

Apr
19
2017

Dozens of UK Landlords fined after roll-out of Right to Rent Scheme

Right to rent checks - Landlords or their agents must by law check that their tenants have the right to rent in the UK, failure to carry out these checks..

Apr
13
2017

Supreme Court Judgments on Indirect Discrimination

The Supreme Court has given two important Judgments on indirect discrimination. The Supreme Court held that, for such a claim to succeed:..



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