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Reference requests – a reality check

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Employers can usually choose whether to give a reference or not, but if they do elect to provide one, it must be fair and accurate References must not include...

Sign on the dotted line…

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

In the case of Tenon FM Limited v Cawley the employer tried to enforce post-termination restrictions on an employee who wanted to join a competitor and also...

We’re growing!

  • Denise Rose
  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Varsha Maistry has joined our team! Varsha joins us as our sixth specialist employment solicitor and will be based at our...

It’s more appealing to allow an Appeal!

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

In the case of Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza an employee was dismissed due to his failure to provide evidence that he was entitled to work in...

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...

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...

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...

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