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Which payments are increasing in April?

Here is our at a glance round-up of the key compensation limits and statutory paymentsView Article

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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

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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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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Equality Act
Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing framework review

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

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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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marital

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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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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long term sick
fire and rehire

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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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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