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fire and rehire

ACAS publishes guidance on “fire and rehire”

Fire and rehire is typically relevant where an employer is seeking to make changes toView Article

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Is an offer directly to an employee an inducement to forgo collective bargaining rights?

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) prohibits employers from inducing workersView Article

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collective bargaining
worker

Is an individual a worker if there is a right of substitution?

The Court of Appeal has given guidance in the latest in a series of judgmentsView Article

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Is a dismissal discriminatory if the employer does not know about a disability until after dismissal?

Discrimination arising from disability happens where an employer treats an employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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knowledge
sexual harassment

How should employers deal with allegations of sexual harassment at work?

The Fawcett Society has published a report, “Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace: recommendations forView Article

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Do menopausal symptoms amount to a disability?

A person has a disability under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physicalView Article

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menopausal
appeal

Does the lack of an appeal make a redundancy dismissal unfair?

Employees with more than 2 years’ service have the right not to be unfairly dismissed.View Article

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Making flexible working the default?

The Government has issued consultation on the proposals to reform the Flexible Working Regulations.  FlexibleView Article

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flexible working
Disability strategy

National Disability Strategy – employment implications

The Government has published a National Disability Strategy setting out the actions it will takeView Article

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Are you required to protect pay when making reasonable adjustments?

The Equality Act 2010 imposes a duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to helpView Article

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protect pay
Menopause

Menopause in the workplace – is further legislation required to protect employees?

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into workplace practices around the menopause.View Article

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A temporary exemption from self-isolation for critical workers?

The Government has announced that fully vaccinated critical workers will be able to leave self-isolationView Article

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Self-isolation

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