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May
27
2011

Constructive Dismissal for failing to publicise job vacancies

In Aziz v Phillips and Cohen Associates (UK) Ltd ET/2405291/10 the Tribunal held that failure to comply with the terms of a staff handbook, which it found were contractual, and..

May
23
2011

Agency Workers Regulations Factsheet Published

Employmentbuddy has today published a new factsheet covering the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, which comes into force on 1 October 2011.    This factsheet is available to all full members and explains the impact..

May
12
2011

UK employees unsatisfied and unmotivated

According to new research published by Lumesse, UK staff have the second least job satisfaction from 14 countries surveyed. Scandinavians were apparently the happiest staff. The results of the survey were..

May
09
2011

Agency workers - final guidance published

The Government has published its final guidance on the Agency Worker Regulations 2010, which are due in force on 1 October this year.   The Regulations give agency workers the entitlement to the..

May
06
2011

when is "non contractual" actually contractual?

In Watkins v Journeys Toward Recovery ET/1606842/10 the Tribunal held that parts of a handbook that is stated to be non-contractual was in fact incorporated into the Claimant`s contract of..

May
04
2011

Beyond reference

3 May 2011   For some time, it has been established law that an employee may make a claim for damages following a negligent reference prepared by a former employer. This principle..

Apr
07
2011

National Minimum Wage Rates - 1 October 2011

The Government has today announced the 2011 National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates, which will come into effect on 1 October 2011: The adult rate will increase by 15p to £6.08 an..

Apr
05
2011

Draft guidance on Agency Workers Regulations published

Guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 has been issued by the Government. This can be accessed at http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/employment-matters/docs/a/11-830-agency-workers-regulations-guidance.pdf.   The regulations are to come..

Mar
24
2011

Where Do Mobile Employees Habitually Work?

Where contracts are silent on the choice of law when it comes to a dispute, the Rome convention provides rules for determining the applicable law in any situation.   The case of..

Mar
14
2011

Government ban on non-EEA takeaway chefs

Migrants from outside the European Economic Area will no longer be able to come to the UK to work as chefs in takeaways from April this year.   The ruling comes in..



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