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Jun
14
2019

Presenter’s arrangements with BBC not subject to IR35 rules

In April we blogged about the upcoming reforms to the Tax framework - IR35. ..

Jun
14
2019

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) in discrimination cases

The Women and Equalities Select Committee (“WESC”) has called for the government to either ban or reset the parameters on which NDAs are used by employers to silence employees’ allegations..

Jun
13
2019

Breaking News: Court of Appeal overturns EAT decision on trade union inducement!

In December 2017 we blogged on the case of Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others. ..

Jun
12
2019

Trade unions and the contractual incorporation of collective agreements

It is well understood that a recognised trade union can negotiate terms and conditions of employment, and that the outcome of negotiations is recorded in a collective agreement applicable to..

Jun
12
2019

Calling all International Students: Coming to the UK on a Tier 4 visa

Moving to a different country can be an exciting idea, and done right, it can reap its benefits. Universities in the UK feature at the top-end of University rankings, and..

Jun
07
2019

The use of medical aids, including contact lenses, when assessing disability

The recent case of Mart v Assessment Services Inc has brought the question of disability and medical treatment to the forefront once again. The Equality Act 2010 offers special protection..

Jun
07
2019

Immigration Update: Brexit

The UK government is to expect its third Prime Minister in July in the 3 years since the EU Exit Referendum took place. The new leader is likely to define..

Jun
07
2019

Failure to pay sum offered during cross-examination was not victimisation

This is according to the recent EAT decision in Aston v The Marlet Group. The EAT dismissed the claimant’s victimisation claim, considering the law on the judicial proceedings immunity and..

Jun
05
2019

Avoiding the pitfalls of positive action

In Furlong v Chief Constable of Cheshire Police an employment tribunal unanimously found that a police force’s recruitment process directly discriminated against a white, heterosexual, male applicant in the first..

May
31
2019

Retirement age upheld at Oxford University

A former Oxford professor lost his Employment Tribunal claim against the University after it was held their employer-justified retirement age (EJRA) was justified. Oxford University introduced a retirement age of..



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