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David Harris interview on BBC Radio Wiltshire about Carillion

  • Denise Rose
  • Thursday, January 18th, 2018

David Harris, Managing Partner of DPH Legal, employment lawyers in Reading, was asked by BBC Radio Wiltshire to comment on the recent announcements about...

A recent success in the EAT

  • Denise Rose
  • Friday, December 22nd, 2017

DPH Legal recently represented the successful claimant Mr Basra in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in his appeal against a decision of the Tribunal  The...

Tax Change for PILON Payments

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Employment contracts often provide that employers can terminate the employment immediately by making a payment in lieu of notice (PILON), rather than having...

Pre-cancerous condition deemed a “disability” under the Equality Act 2010?

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in Lofty v Hamis (t/a First Café)  recently held that a pre-cancerous condition was deemed a “disability” under the...

EU residency rights climb down

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, April 19th, 2018

There has been another update to rights of EU Citizens arriving in the UK during the Implementation Period  The government released a Policy Statement on 28...

More equal pay claims

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

WM Morrison is facing a potential equal pay claim in the region of £100 million from hundreds of its staff (predominantly women), who are of the belief that...

Increase in Early Conciliation and Tribunal Claims

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Since July 2013 it has been a precondition of bringing a claim in the Employment Tribunal that a prospective claimant must first follow the ACAS Early...

Is an employee under a duty to disclose the criminal conviction of others?

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The Supreme Court, in Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council UKSC 16 (a transcript  of the judgment can be accessed here...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

  • Denise Rose
  • Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

By the 30 March 2018 public sector employers with 250 or more employees in England will have to publish information on their gender pay gap, detailing the...

New statutory rates of pay to come into force

  • Denise Rose
  • Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

The government recently published details of the proposed new statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay...

Is it safe, and easy, to dismiss an employee with less than 2 years’ service?

  • Denise Rose
  • Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Generally, employees need to have worked for an employer for 2 years before they are able to bring a complaint of unfair dismissal but there are certain...

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