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fire and rehire

Fire and rehire – a new statutory Code of Practice

The Government has published its response to consultation and an updated Statutory Code of PracticeView Article

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Whistleblowing claims and uplifts in compensation

An employee can issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal if they believe they haveView Article

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whistleblowing
Equality Act

Changes to the Equality Act on the horizon

The Government has published draft regulations which will amend the Equality Act 2010.  The purposeView Article

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Whistleblowing framework review

The Government has announced a review of the whistleblowing framework.  The Public Interest Disclosure ActView Article

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Whistleblowing
Without prejudice

Can a without prejudice letter to an employee amount to a dismissal?

Where an employer wants to reach an amicable agreement with an employee to terminate employment,View Article

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What is marital status discrimination?

Under the Equality Act, an employer discriminates against an employee if, because of a protectedView Article

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marital
long term sick

Is it discrimination to dismiss an employee on long term sick leave?

An employer discriminates against an employee if it treats the employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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Can an employer fire and rehire?  The Government’s draft statutory Code

The Government has launched consultation on a draft statutory Code of Practice that sets outView Article

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fire and rehire
automatic unfair dismissal

Automatic unfair dismissal claims – refusal to attend work due to COVID concerns

A dismissal can be automatically unfair in certain circumstances.  This includes where the reason forView Article

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2022 – top five cases

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  As the year drawsView Article

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Top five