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Sleep-in workers and national minimum wage


The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of an Employment Appeal Tribunal in relation to national minimum wage for workers that sleep-in on shifts.

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No dismissal where successful disciplinary appeal


The decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal that there had been no dismissal when an employee had been told that the decision to dismiss him

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Sickness absence at lowest rate since records began


The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show a significant fall in the number of days employees are taking off work due to

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Tribunal fees: 80% not yet refunded


Only 20% of the predicted £33million refund has been returned to claimants since employment tribunal fees were declared unlawful. A spokesperson for HM Courts and

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Dealing with menopause in the workplace - what can employers do?


During a debate at the House of Commons, Minister for Women, Victoria Atkins reported the importance of providing support for women going through menopause. A

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Summary dismissal deemed fair despite no single act of gross misconduct


In a recent case, the Employment Tribunal decided that a hospital trust fairly dismissed a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a previously clean disciplinary record as

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Tobacco, alcohol and drug abuse


A toolkit has recently been published by Public Health England and Business in the Community in order to aid to employers with substance abuse in

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Religion and belief discrimination


Acas has recently provided new guidance in relation to discrimination on the grounds of religion and belief in the workplace. The guidance provides a brief

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Pimlico Plumbers loses appeal against worker status


Recently, the Supreme Court decided that a plumber was a ‘worker’ despite his contract stating he was an independent contractor.

The Court

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Illegally opting staff out of workplace pension


The Pensions Regulator announced that two directors and five senior staff of Workchain Ltd

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