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Mar
16
2018

Head teacher’s failure to disclose relationship was gross misconduct

This week (in Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council), the Supreme Court, has found that a head teacher's failure to disclose her relationship with a man who had been convicted..

Mar
16
2018

Workers not entitled to claim an injury to feelings award despite Working Time Regulations breach

The Court of Appeal (CA) has held in the recent case of Gomes v Higher Level Care that a worker cannot claim compensation for injury to feelings under the Working..

Mar
16
2018

No cap of 12.07% for part-time workers’ holiday

The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in Brazel v The Harpur Trust, held that it was incorrect to treat holiday pay for term-time teachers as being capped at 12.07% of annualised hours...

Mar
16
2018

Changes to continuous residence rules for Tier 2 workers

On 11 January 2018, the immigration rules were amended and new provisions were introduced which affect how the Home Office assesses continuous residence for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) applications...

Mar
06
2018

Controversial Immigration Exemption Clause in the Data Protection Bill

Campaign groups are continuing to increase pressure on the government to reconsider the ‘immigration exemption’ in the Data Protection Bill which could prevent people from gaining access to immigration data..

Mar
06
2018

Employer’s date of knowledge of pregnancy is key

The EAT has held that in a case for a pregnancy related unfair dismissal, the key date in analysing the decision to dismiss is when the employer becomes aware of..

Mar
06
2018

Limiting LTIP award to those over 55 was justified

In Air Products Plc v Cockram, the claimant was part of his employer’s defined benefit pension scheme which allowed access to pension at 50 years of age. ..

Mar
06
2018

Draft Regulations Published on ICO Annual Fees post GDPR

The government has recently published draft Regulations which are set to replace the current rules in the UK on annual registration requirements and fees payable to the ICO. ..

Mar
02
2018

Government announces Immigration Health Surcharge will double

The Government intends to double the Immigration Health Surcharge in the near future. This is a charge paid by non-EEA nationals (main applicants and dependents) who are applying to work,..

Mar
02
2018

Working Time: At home but on call

Working time is defined as any time during which a worker is: ..



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