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Jan
21
2010

Younger or less experienced?

14 January 2010   In another case concerning age this week, but this time in the UK, an employment tribunal has held that a 42 year old Head of Marketing, who did..

Jan
20
2010

Equality Bill latest

As reported in this month`s Buddy article, the Equality Bill permits the introduction of regulations requiring private sector employers with at least 250 employees to publish gender pay gap information,..

Jan
19
2010

Easter travel chaos on the horizon?

You will recall the fracas surrounding the plans of British Airways cabin crew to go on strike just before Christmas.  As we blogged in December, the strike was called off..

Jan
07
2010

Pregnancy risk & reward

6 January 2010   The EU Pregnant Workers Directive provides for the health and safety protection of pregnant workers and new mothers. In the case of Parviainen v Finnair Oyj (2009) the..

Jan
07
2010

Hair cut demand is not sexist

4 January 2010   The EAT in Dansie v Metropolitan Police (2009) has confirmed that the Metropolitan Police were within their rights to require a male employee to cut his shoulder length..

Jan
07
2010

Timing isn`t everything

16 December 2009 The Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004 give employees certain rights to have their employer put in place an I&C agreement.  Under the Regulations, following a valid..

Jan
06
2010

Snowed in: Where have all your staff gone?

With so much of the country snowed in, what rights do employers have when staff don`t make it into work? Q: Can you deduct the pay of staff who can`t get..

Jan
04
2010

Default retirement age - Buddy needs you!

As we blogged back in October, the Government has commenced a consultation on the default retirement age.   The Government is seeking, by 1 February 2010, in a response to this consultation,..



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