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Nov
17
2017

Pension scheme did not discriminate against worker who had a mixture of full-time and part-time service

In Dr Parker v MDU Services Ltd, the claimant alleged that her employer’s pension scheme indirectly discriminated against workers who had a combination of full and part-time service. ..

Nov
17
2017

Government doubles visas for exceptional talented individuals

On Wednesday, the government announced its intentions to double the number of visas to individuals who show promise in the technology, science, art and creative industries. Home Secretary Amber Rudd..

Nov
16
2017

Deliveroo: Late substitution leads to a win against the run of play

The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has finally given its decision on whether a particular group of Deliveroo riders - those in the Camden/Kentish Town area of North London who are..

Nov
10
2017

Will Uber work in the area again?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has today upheld the ET decision that when the Uber drivers were in the work area, available for work and with Uber app switched on,..

Nov
10
2017

Brexit Update: Government Publishes ‘Technical Document’ on EU citizens’ rights

Last night, Theresa May confirmed that the EU Withdrawal Bill would be amended to formally commit to Brexit at 23:00 GMT on 29 March 2019. ..

Nov
10
2017

The importance of understanding the economic entity in a TUPE situation

For there to be a business transfer under TUPE there must be an ‘economic entity’ that retains its identity post-transfer...

Nov
10
2017

Web of Secrecy: most organisations failing to inform users about what will happen to their personal data

The ICO has led a global investigation of website privacy communications on behalf of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) and found many organisations’ data protection practices are lacking. ..

Nov
03
2017

Failure to consider workplace risks for breastfeeding employee can amount to sex discrimination

In Ramos v Servicio Galego de Saude the ECJ were asked to consider if an employer’s failure to assess the workplace risks to a breastfeeding worker could amount to direct..

Nov
03
2017

Ignorance is bliss: decision-maker unaware of protected disclosure defeats automatic unfair dismissal claim

We reported on the EAT’s decision in Royal Mail v Jhuti back in the summer. Unhappy with the EAT’s decision, Royal Mail appealed to the Court of Appeal. ..

Oct
27
2017

Right to Work: Employing International Students

Some international students from outside the EEA are allowed to work in the UK, depending on the conditions of their visas. Where they are permitted to work, students can..



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