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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...

Could a four-day working week be good for business?

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

The TUC has recommended a four-day working week – but can this really work for business A UK company has recently moved to a four-day working week (with...

When does an employee’s notice period begin?

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, September 13th, 2018

The case of Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood looked at the fundamental question of when notice was received – when it was...

Unfair dismissal and discrimination

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, August 30th, 2018

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held in Mbubaegbu v Homerton University Hospital, that a dismissal for misconduct without prior warning was reasonable...

New guidance on dress codes released

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The government has released new guidance on dress codes, following a recommendation from the Women and Equalities Select Committee The guidance highlights that...

Hermes couriers classed as workers 

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

In the latest of a string of cases concerning employment status in the so-called ‘gig economy’ Leeds Employment Tribunal recently found that a group of...

Key Court of Appeal Judgment

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Friday, July 20th, 2018

A significant decision has been reached by the Court of Appeal this week The matter in question was whether a successful appeal against dismissal automatically...

Football is coming home!

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Monday, July 9th, 2018

Football is coming home! The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has published guidance (http://wwwacasorguk/indexaspxarticleid=6545) for...

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...

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