Employment Law Update November 2018

The latest employment law news and case law.
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Can an individual be liable for a whistleblowing dismissal?

Can an individual be liable for a whistleblowing dismissal, along with the employer? Under UK legislation, an employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment for making a protected disclosure…


Indirectly liable for injury caused at a work party?


Can an employer be vicariously liable for injury caused at an impromptu work after party? Employers have a legal duty to make sure their work Christmas party is safe to attend. If they plan the event at a venue, they are responsible by law to make sure it is safe and poses no hazards...



Unfair dismissal - must you always follow the process?


Unfair dismissal is when an employee's employment contract is terminated and the employer did not have fair reason to do so. Unfair dismissal can also be claimed if the employer did have a fair reason, but handled the dismissal using the wrong procedure…


'Gay cake' row - UK's most expensive cake?


The Supreme Court has held that a bakery did not discriminate against a gay man when it refused to provide him with a cake bearing a message of support for same-sex marriage. Although this is not an employment case, the law is pretty identical when it comes to discrimination…



Does annual leave accrue during parental leave?


An employee continues to accrue annual leave during their maternity leave. Parental leave can be taken after maternity leave. So... does an employee accrue annual leave during parental leave?



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November 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

Employment Law Training

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Date: Wednesday 21st November 2018

Location: Playgolf Bournemouth

Time: 9.30am

Subject: Employment Status

Paul and Kate will cover the topical subject of Employment Status at the November event. There has been a lot of case law recently on this difficult subject and therefore it should be of interest to those dealing with determining the status of their staff.


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