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Government to regulate use of the term ‘apprentice’

The Enterprise Bill, which had its first reading in the House of Lords yesterday, willView Article

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Working time – travel time

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has decided that peripatetic workers travelling from home toView Article

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working time
MNW

Government plans to improve minimum wage compliance

The government have announced a series of measures aimed at improving  compliance with the nationalView Article

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High Court considers the right to be accompanied

The High Court has held that a university breached the implied term of trust andView Article

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Trade union bill

Trade union bill not backed by evidence

A large number of academics in the field of industrial relations have criticised the government’sView Article

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Facebook dismissal was fair

Mr Smith worked for British Waterways (BW) as part of a team responsible for theView Article

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Facebook dismissal
equality

New ACAS guidance on equality

ACAS have published a new series of guides on equality for employers. ACAS’s head ofView Article

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No requirement to interview agency worker

Mr Coles was an agency worker supplied to the Defence Housing Executive (part of theView Article

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disciplinary rules

Employer not obliged to halt disciplinary process while grievance heard

The Claimant was a bus driver in London and her employer received complaints about herView Article

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Public interest defined narrowly

Although whistleblowers have received protection for many years, there has previously been no “public interest”View Article

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zero hours

Zero hours worker receives £19,500 for injury to feelings

Miss Southern worked as a waitress in a hotel. She made a complaint that sheView Article

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New Drug Driving laws

Since 2 March 2015 it has been illegal in England and Wales to drive whenView Article

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drug driving

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