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Christmas - the risks!


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


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


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



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

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Care workers and NMW


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


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


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


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


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


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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