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Jun
20
2018

List of issues should be complete

It is common for parties to a tribunal claim to agree, at an early stage, the list of the issues that they want a tribunal to determine. In..

Jun
19
2018

UK government announces new start up visa route

Last week, Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced plans to introduce a new start up visa for entrepreneurs. The new start up visa will launch in Spring 2019 and is expected..

Jun
15
2018

‘Serious misconduct’ dismissals- Must there be prior warnings?

The recent EAT decision of Quintiles Commercial v Barongo held that even in the absence of any prior warnings, a dismissal for misconduct is not necessarily unfair where the conduct..

Jun
14
2018

Dixons Carphone admits major data breach

Dixons Carphone’s review of data and its systems disclosed massive unauthorised access to 5.9 million customer cards and 1.2 million personal records. The incident gathers attention after both GDPR and..

Jun
14
2018

Avoiding a Red Card: Acas publish employer guidance for the FIFA World Cup

With kick off for the FIFA World Cup on Thursday 14 June, Acas have released guidance for employers on managing workplaces during this time. ..

Jun
14
2018

Pimlico Plumbers – Appeal dismissed

As we blogged, back in August, Pimlico Plumbers (“Pimlico”) were granted the right to appeal to the Supreme Court against a finding that one of its plumbers was a worker..

Jun
08
2018

Time off for Public Duties extended

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, an employer must allow employees time off for public duties. ..

Jun
08
2018

Tier 2 Sponsors: Renewing your sponsor licence

A sponsor licence is valid for 4 years and Tier 2 sponsors must ensure that they submit a renewal application in good time to avoid losing the ability to sponsor..

Jun
08
2018

GDPR: Not the end of the story as the DPA 2018 comes into force

The 25th May 2018 has now come and gone and the GDPR has come into force. ..

Jun
01
2018

Zero-hour employee entitled to compare himself to full-time employee

The EAT has held, in Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, that an employee on a zero hour contract can compare himself to a full-time employee for the purposes of pursuing..



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