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holiday pay

Holiday pay claims – how far back can they go?

Workers are entitled to four weeks’ paid annual leave due to the Working Time DirectiveView Article

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Living with COVID – what are the employment implications?

On 21 February, the Prime Minister set out the Government’s strategy for living with COVID-19View Article

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Living with Covid
vaccinated

Is dismissal for refusal to be vaccinated fair?

Dismissal of an employee with more than two years’ service will be unfair unless theView Article

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Is it fair to dismiss an employee for raising frivolous grievances?

Mr H brought numerous grievances against senior managers.  The first grievance related to feedback fromView Article

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grievances
time limit

Does raising a grievance extend time for issuing a Tribunal Claim?

A claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal must be brought within three months ofView Article

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Is an employer vicariously liable for an employee’s “horseplay”?

An employer can be vicariously liable for wrongdoing committed by an employee where there isView Article

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Top five cases

Top five cases of 2021

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  Employers have been dealingView Article

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Flexible working requests – agreeing to extend the decision period

An employee with at least 26 weeks’ continuous service can make a statutory flexible workingView Article

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Deemed disability

What is a deemed disability?

The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment in respect of nine protected characteristics, including disability.  AView Article

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What is the penalty for breaching the ACAS Code of Practice?

The ACAS Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures (ACAS Code) provides practical guidance to employersView Article

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retirement age

Is a compulsory retirement age justified?

An employer operating a compulsory retirement age may be at risk of facing claims ofView Article

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Is an employee who takes part in a strike protected from detriment?

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) protects employees from detriment connectedView Article

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