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employee handbook

Were provisions in an employee handbook contractual?

This question was considered in a recent case involved seven claimants, all employed in variousView Article

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No implied term of reasonableness in lay off clause

If an employer is faced with a temporary downturn in work, they may consider layingView Article

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lay off
whistleblowing

Whistleblowing: employee’s complaint about working conditions could be a protected disclosure

Ms Morgan worked for the Royal Mencap Society (Mencap), a charity.  She brought claims inView Article

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Can an employer raise work concerns with an employee on sick leave?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision that an employee wasView Article

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Employment Law

April 2016 changes to Employment Law

There are several changes to employment law that will come into effect in April 2016,View Article

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No obligation to continue childcare vouchers during maternity leave

Childcare vouchers are often provided by employers as part of a salary sacrifice arrangement.  ThisView Article

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childcare vouchers
vicariously liable

Supermarket was vicariously liable for employee assault on customer

In February 2014 we reported that the Court of Appeal had found that Morrisons SupermarketsView Article

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Holiday and commission payments

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision regarding the inclusion ofView Article

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commission payments
Brexit - employment law implications

Brexit – UK employment law implications?

As has been widely reported, the Prime Minister, David Cameron has announced that the referendumView Article

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Gender pay gap reporting – draft regulations issued

In October last year we reported on the government’s move to require larger employers toView Article

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gender pay gap reporting
unlawful detriment

Union member suffered an unlawful detriment

A union member suffered an unlawful detriment because his employer failed to deal with hostilityView Article

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Legal Highs – Guidance for employers

ACAS have issued guidance on the problem of employees using so called legal highs inView Article

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Legal Highs

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