Employment Law Update February 2018

Refusing to work in protest


If the employee believes this demotion is discriminatory, they may refuse to work, either not attending their place of work or not effectively fulfilling the new role...


Working time: Rest breaks


Employers are required to allow workers a 20 minute rest break under the Working Time Regulations. Can an employer break this down to more rest breaks of a shorter duration?



Privacy at work: Surveillance cameras


Following last month's surveillance cameras article, we look at another new case, where a supermarket installed surveillance cameras to address suspected theft. Workers were not told about the covert, hidden cameras...


Expiry of fixed-term contracts


When fixed-term contract expires and a decision is made not to renew a fixed-term contract, does an employer's compliance with the regulations mean it will have acted fairly by not renewing?


GDPR - Re-register for this newsletter

Due to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) rules, we must ask you to re-register for our newsletters and event invites before the General Data Protection Regulations come into force in May 2018...


Employer Protection from Tribunals

A business is statistically more likely to have an expensive employment claim than experience a serious fire, theft or flood claim. Our new way to pay for employment advice protects you against the unknown HR issues...

February 2018
Paul Burton
Associate - Head of Employment
Paul is an employment solicitor specialising in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
01202 499255

Kate Fretten
Partner - Employment
Kate specialises in both contentious and non-contentious employment issues.
01202 499255

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