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ACAS

Disciplinary and grievance procedures during Coronavirus

ACAS have published guidance on disciplinary and grievance procedures during the Coronavirus pandemic.  The guidanceView Article

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Employee awarded £4.7 million for discrimination claim

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld the judgment of an Employment Tribunal to award aroundView Article

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disability discrimination
vicarious

Is an employer liable for a data protection breach committed by an employee?

An employer can be vicariously liable for the conduct of an employee where there isView Article

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Changes to employment law in April: what do employers need to know?

Issues relating to Coronavirus are high on the agenda for most employers at the moment,View Article

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April 2020
furlough

How does the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme work?

The online portal for employers to claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention SchemeView Article

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How is holiday pay calculated for workers without fixed hours or pay?

In April 2020, changes are coming into force that impact on the way in whichView Article

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holiday pay
Coronavirus

Coronavirus – what do employers need to know?

The Government is holding daily televised press conferences to update the public on the fightView Article

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Is a dismissed employee entitled to compensation for loss of Permanent Health Insurance benefits?

Employers often provide their employees with permanent health insurance (PHI)  during periods of long termView Article

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PHI
investigation

Does the role of the investigation manager end with their report?

Can a dismissal be unfair if the investigating manager becomes aware of relevant information afterView Article

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Is it fair to dismiss an employee who is charged with a criminal offence?

Is it reasonable for an employer to dismiss an employee who has been charged withView Article

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criminal offence
Non-disclosure agreement

When is a non-disclosure agreement appropriate?

The use of non-disclosure agreements, particularly in the context of allegations of sexual harassment, hasView Article

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Is ethical veganism a protected belief under the Equality Act?

The Equality Act prohibits discrimination because of religion or belief.  “Belief” means any religious orView Article

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ethical veganism

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