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Jul
13
2017

Whistle-blowers can receive stigma damages for loss of career, even if they do not specifically request this in their ET claim

Unlike ordinary unfair dismissal claims, there is no cap on damages for loss of earnings in a whistle-blowing claim...

Jul
12
2017

Monica Atwal writes for CITY AM on the Taylor Review paves the way for a new labour landscape

The Taylor Review offers clear guidance in this current climate of uncertainty: employers need flexible and agile workers, and in reality there are a variety of work arrangements that suit..

Jul
10
2017

Accommodating business visitors and ensuring compliance

A few years ago, the UK’s rules for visitors were revamped and saw changes which simplified the lives of many people who are frequent visitors to the UK for leisure..

Jul
07
2017

How to avoid getting hot and bothered on summer employment issues

In December, law firms like to write advice on dealing with employment issues that may arise over the festive period, but the summer in its own way can create just..

Jul
07
2017

Gig Economy Update

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published a report on ‘insecure work’. ..

Jul
07
2017

Appeal: No reasons for decision? No witnesses called? No problem!

In the case of Elmore v The Governors of Darland High School, the EAT upheld the decision of the ET that the dismissal of a mathematics teacher on capability grounds..

Jun
30
2017

Scottish Government report suggests raise in care worker wages would help close gender pay gap

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has published its gender pay gap report, “No Small Change”. It contains a number of recommendations for devolved powers to be..

Jun
30
2017

Save money. Live to regret it?

Last week (in Farmah & ors v Birmingham City Council & ors) the EAT gave an important Judgement in five different multiple equal pay claims, including the large scale claims..

Jun
30
2017

TUPE may apply on share sale if purchaser “steps into the shoes” of the employer

On a share sale, it is easy to presume that TUPE will not apply as the employer remains the same and it is just the ownership that changes. In..

Jun
29
2017

UK Government’s Post Brexit Offer to EU nationals

This week, the government published its policy paper for managing the immigration status of EU nationals in the UK after Brexit. The policy paper is still to be negotiated with..



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