Employment Law Update June 2018

The latest employment law news and case law.
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Part time workers: Comparators

 

If someone is employed under a zero hours contract, they are unable to make a claim under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000. Or so you would think...

 

Unfair dismissal and discrimination

 

Is it acceptable for an employer to dismiss a member of staff for misconduct without prior warning after multiple issues have arisen, even if none of the individual issues are, by themselves, gross misconduct?

 

 

New Acas guide: Religion and belief discrimination

 

Acas has launched new Guidance for employers on Religion and Belief, to help prevent discrimination at work.

 

Dress codes for males and females

 

The Government Equalities Offices has published new guidance on Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination.

 

Presenteeism - what happened to work-life balance?

 

Once, bosses fretted about absenteeism and the problem of staff not turning up for work. Now they are starting to worry about “presenteeism”, the long-hours culture and staff who simply won’t go home.

 

Hello Ringwood!!

 

The Partners of Frettens Solicitors are excited to announce that they will be opening a brand new office in the heart of Ringwood in July 2018, making Ringwood a second home for the ever-growing Frettens family.

 

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...

June 2018
Paul Burton
Associate - Head of Employment
Paul is an employment solicitor specialising in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
pburton@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
 
Kate Fretten
Partner - Employment
Kate specialises in both contentious and non-contentious employment issues.
kfretten@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
 
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