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David Harris interview on BBC Radio Berkshire about gender pay gap

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  • Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

David Harris, Managing Partner of DPH Legal, employment solicitors in Reading, was asked by BBC Radio Berkshire to comment on the recent disclosures made by...

What All Employees Should Consider Before Signing a Settlement Agreement

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  • Monday, September 11th, 2017

Have you been offered a settlement agreement Here are a few things to consider before agreeing to the terms Settlement agreements are generally offered to...

Employment Tribunal Fees

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  • Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court abolished Employment Tribunal (ET) fees and Employment Appeal Tribunal fees and ruled that the fee regime is unlawful...

Pregnant workers protected prior to informing their employers of pregnancy

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  • Thursday, November 9th, 2017

In view of a recent ruling by the Advocate General to the European Court of Justice pregnant workers may be protected against dismissal before they notify...

‘Injury to Feelings’ awards increase

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  • Thursday, October 26th, 2017

For claims presented on or after 11 September 2017, new bands for damages awards apply as follows:- Lower band; £800 to £8,400 (less serious cases);...

Gig Economy continued…

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  • Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The very recent case of Gascoigne v Addison Lee Limited is the latest in the growing line of recent Gig Economy cases Mr Gascoigne was a cycle courier...

They said they would not compete

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  • Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

We frequently advise employer clients on restraining employee's post employment activity to prevent competitive activity A recent case provides guidance in...

Whistleblowing update: damages for stigma and loss of future prospects

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  • Sunday, September 10th, 2017

The Court of Appeal in Small v Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust EWCA Civ 882 recently considered the question of whether a Claimant ought to...

EU citizenship proposals

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  • Monday, August 14th, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has formally outlined her proposals to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK once the country leaves the EU In summary, qualifying...

A further uplift in discrimination awards

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  • Monday, August 14th, 2017

It is well known that compensation for an act or acts of discrimination attract an award for 'injury to feelings' This award is distinct from 'part loss' and...

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