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Here at Morgan LaRoche we like to keep you up-to-date with everything that's going on. So please take a moment to read our latest blog posts. For more academic news, please see our news section.

Christmas - the risks!

2016-12-07

It’s that time of year again….when lawyers warn employers of the risks of tribunal claims from staff at Christmas.  Although this makes us

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Dress Codes

2016-12-06

This year we have already seen employers face reputational or legal challenges on requiring a receptionist to wear high heel shoes, the banning of Muslim

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Pregnancy and maternity protection

2016-12-05

The Women and Equalities Committee has recently published a report on pregnancy and maternity discrimination showing that the number of expectant and new mothers forced

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Shared parental leave

2016-12-04

 

A Scottish employment tribunal has determined the compensation arising out of a discriminatory shared parental

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Care workers and NMW

2016-12-02

Seventeen care workers have recently submitted a claim in the ET against council contractor Sevacare for its failure to pay the national

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Employers fail to grasp recruitment laws

2016-12-01

The results of a survey undertaken by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), suggests employers are ill-informed of the current law

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Asda faces equal pay claim

2016-11-30

In a recent decision, an employment tribunal decided that a group of female retail store employees could compare themselves to a group of

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Fake sick notes

2016-11-29

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has urged employers to remain vigilant due to the ease at which fake doctors' notes can be

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More companies move away from zero hours contracts

2016-11-28

With a combined total of over 40,000 workers on zero hours contracts, Suffolk brewer Greene King, pub franchise JD Wetherspoon and cinema chain

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Hermes faces a possible HMRC investigation for paying couriers less than minimum wage

2016-11-27

HMRC are considering whether to investigate the working practices of delivery company Hermes in light of the recent allegations made by self-employed couriers

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