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Employment Status and the Ready Mixed Concrete Test

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Chris Dobbs looks at a recent case where employment status was questioned. Chris outlines the case's outcome and discusses the implications for employers.

An Insolvency Practitioner's guide to complying with TUPE

Paul Burton
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In this article, Employment Partner Paul Burton outlines how Insolvency Practitioners can comply with TUPE, and looks at why it's important.

This article is lifted from Paul's presentation at our first annual insolvency conference.

Tribunal rules that Long Covid IS a disability

Chris Dobbs
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In a recent case, an employment tribunal decided that an employee who suffered from long covid was considered disabled. Employment Law solicitor Chris Dobbs discusses this decision and the implications for employers.

What happens when an Early Conciliation certificate is late?

Chris Dobbs
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We all know that Acas must be notified of every potential claim to the Tribunal. But what happens if an early conciliation certificate is submitted late? In this article, Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs discusses…

Ban on exclusivity clauses in employment set to be extended

Paul Burton
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The Government have announced that the ban on exclusivity clauses in employment contracts is set to be widened.

In this article, Employment Partner Paul Burton looks at whether this extension will actually come into force, and discusses the impact it will have it does.

'Workplace banter' lawsuits at an all-time high

Chris Dobbs
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In this article, Chris Dobbs looks at the rise in 'workplace banter' references in tribunal cases. Chris discusses to what extend certainbehaviour is considered 'banter' and looks at the risks of relying on 'banter' in court.

What is a detriment in a victimisation claim?

Paul Burton
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The EAT recently cleared up what a detriment is in a victimisation claim.

Paul Burton discusses the implications of this definition for employers and looks at how they can deal with and mitigate such claims.

Can whistleblowers take confidential documents for legal advice?

Chris Dobbs
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In a recent case, an employee removed confidential information from their employer in order to ‘attain legal advice’.

Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs discusses the following tribunal case and the key takeaways for employers.

Redundancy: How not to do it

Chris Dobbs
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In this article, Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs looks at the recent mass redundancy of P&O employees that hit the news last week.

Chris answers some questions around redundancy consultation, discusses where it went wrong for P&O and looks at the key takeaways for employers.

Menopause Cases Still Proving Successful

Chris Dobbs
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At a recent judgment in East London, the Tribunal found that a woman from Essex was unfairly dismissed and discriminated against on the grounds of her age and sex.

Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs takes a look at the case and further discusses menopause in the workplace.

Can a worker carry over holiday pay when employer had said they were self-employed?

Paul Burton
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In this article, Employment Partner Paul Burton looks at the reversal of a recent case.

The case has important takeaways for employers, regarding paid & unpaid holiday and the carrying over of such annual leave.

COVID restrictions relaxed and the impact on the workplace

Paul Burton
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The latest COVID guidance was released recently, which states changes to self-isolation & testing rules.

Employment Partner Paul Burton outlines the latest guidance and discusses the implications for employers.

Care home worker fairly dismissed for refusing vaccination

Paul Burton
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Paul Burton looks at a recent case where a care worker was fairly dismissed for vaccine refusal, prior to the mandatory vaccination legislation. Paul discusses the implications of this case in Employment Law.

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