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Tackling sexual harassment at work

  • David Harris
  • Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

On 18 December 2018, the government launched a package of 12 announcements to tackle sexual harassment at work, including consultations on legal protections...

Don’t risk being named and shamed!

  • David Harris
  • Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

From December 2018 onwards employers who fail to pay an employment tribunal judgment made against them face not only being sent a penalty notice but also being...

Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill is anticipated to come into force in 2020 This Act will ensure that employees who have lost a child under 18 or...

Employment Tribunal remit around pay is clarified

  • Joanne Baker-Gabb
  • Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

In the case of Agarwal v Cardiff University and Anor, following a period of sickness absence an employee returned to academic duties but was not permitted to...

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...

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