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May
19
2017

Conservatives Manifesto: Pledge to Double Immigration Skills Charge

Launching the Tories Manifesto today, Theresa May has said a strong economy and delivering Brexit were top priorities. On immigration, the Tories have vowed to uphold the party’s promise to..

May
18
2017

Will Labour turn back the clock on TUPE?

The Labour Manifesto has had some newspapers proclaiming a return to the 1970s but for TUPE it could be a return to a more recent past. ..

May
18
2017

Junior doctor recognised as a worker for whistleblowing purposes

Dr Day entered into a training contract with Health Education England (“HEE”). HEE placed Dr Day on a series of training placements with different NHS trusts. ..

May
12
2017

Positive Discrimination and Brexit

Until the UK leaves the EU and probably after, EU employees cannot receive more favourable or less favourable treatment...

May
12
2017

Brexit – Is TUPE in the firing line?

Despite reassurances that existing employment law rights will be protected following Brexit, there is much scepticism as to whether government guarantees will last, especially since a “Hard Brexit” Britain will..

May
12
2017

Work and Pensions Committee deliver further blow against “gig economy”

In an extremely scathing report, the Work and Pensions Committee has suggested working under a self-employed status leaves workers vulnerable to exploitation, and that those working for firms who use..

May
12
2017

ICO fines: A reminder that organisations can be liable for third party errors

Two recent ICO fines totalling over £200,000 have shown that, even when an organisation does not immediately appear at fault, they can be held liable if they haven’t taken steps..

May
04
2017

Employer made to pay £2 for breaching employee’s right to be accompanied

An employee has a statutory right to be accompanied by either a trade union representative or colleague at a grievance or disciplinary hearing. ..

May
04
2017

TUPE and Insolvency

TUPE can, and often does, arise in insolvency situations and it’s important to be aware that some TUPE provisions are relaxed in such situations in a bid to make failing..



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