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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
holiday entitlement

How should holiday entitlement for part-year workers be calculated?

The Government has commenced consultation on the calculation of holiday entitlement for part-year and irregularView 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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automatic unfair dismissal
2023

What to expect in 2023

What should employers be watching out for in 2023?  We take a look at someView 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
income protection

Can employers be liable to pay income protection payments?

As part of employee benefits packages, employers sometimes offer employees an income protection benefit inView Article

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Making reasonable adjustments and competitive interviews

Employers have a duty under the Equality Act in some circumstances to make reasonable adjustmentsView Article

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reasonable adjustments
Vanishing dismissal

What is a ‘vanishing dismissal’?

If an employee who is dismissed successfully appeals against that decision and is reinstated, theView Article

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Redundancy, selection criteria and unfair dismissal

An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to claim unfair dismissalView Article

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redundancy