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Feb
07
2018

A snapshot of the Sex Discrimination Law Review

The Fawcett Society recently published its analysis of the efficacy of sex discrimination law in the UK (“the Report”). Whilst acknowledging the efforts made in this area to date, the..

Feb
06
2018

Injury to Feelings Payable in Working Time Detriment Claims

A worker has the right not to be subjected to a detriment for refusing to comply with a requirement that breaches the Working Time Regulations 1998. ..

Feb
02
2018

Sponsoring students under Tier 2 work visas – new rules

Tier 2 sponsors will be pleased to hear that rules which came into effect from 11 January 2018 now allow Tier 4 Students on non-PhD courses to switch to a..

Feb
02
2018

GDPR: UK leading the field?

A recently reported survey carried out by data cleansing specialist, W8 Data, has found that the UK is significantly more confident than other EU countries that it can comply with..

Feb
01
2018

Caution: Non-renewal of fixed term contract was unfair dismissal

The recent case of Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust v Drzymala serves as a reminder to employers that the non-renewal of a fixed term contract will be a dismissal..

Feb
01
2018

Personal motivation required for whistleblowing detriment

In the case of Malik v Cenkos Securities Plc, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) found that for there to be a causal link between a protected disclosure and detrimental treatment,..

Jan
26
2018

Restricted CoS crisis – now doctors are blocked from entering UK

A few weeks ago we wrote about how the Home Office’s Restricted CoS limit was reached in December and many employers saw their applications refused. ..

Jan
26
2018

Monica Atwal comments in Metro on ‘What should you do if you’re sexually harassed at work?’

The last 12 months have seen a monumental cultural change, particularly for women. With the #MeToo movement, people are able to call out sexual abuse and harassment in ways that..

Jan
25
2018

Creative attempt by union to expand the scope of statutory recognition fails

As we predicted, the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has rejected an application by a trade union for statutory recognition to negotiate directly with the University of London on behalf of..

Jan
25
2018

Whistleblowing claim against co-workers knows no boundaries

In the recent case of Bamieh v EULEX Kosovo and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) found that an employee could bring whistleblowing detriment claims against co-workers for events which..



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