Tag Archive: employment law update

employee rights

Employee rights – all change?

The Government has announced the introduction of a Bill that could potentially have a significantView Article

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How long does an employee have to issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal?

Individuals who wish to issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal must comply with strictView Article

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Time limits
lateness

Is an employee’s persistent lateness misconduct that can lead to dismissal?

An employee who has more than two years’ service and who is dismissed can claimView Article

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ACAS publishes new guidance on suspension

ACAS have published new guidance on staff suspension at work.  The guidance aims to adviseView Article

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suspension
part-year

How to calculate holiday entitlement for part-year workers?

How should an employer calculate holiday for a part-time worker who has no fixed hoursView Article

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A new right to neonatal care leave and pay?

The Government has announced that it is backing a Private Members Bill that will allowView Article

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neonatal
gender critical

Discrimination for expression of ‘gender critical’ beliefs

Direct discrimination occurs where a person is treated less favourably than others are treated, orView Article

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Who can sign fit notes?

From 1 July 2022, new regulations are in force that expand the category of peopleView Article

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Fit notes
Collective bargaining

Is imposing a pay deal an inducement to forgo collective bargaining?

A worker who is a member of a recognised Trade Union can issue a claimView Article

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Can an employer use agency staff to replace striking workers?

The Government has announced changes to legislation that will enable businesses to supply skilled agencyView Article

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Agency workers