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13Dec

Our 2024 Rankings!

Building on last year’s success, the People Legal team are delighted to share their upcoming ranking...

26Mar

COVID-sceptic beliefs may be protected under the Equality Act

The Equality Act 2010 protects individuals from discrimination because of a protected characteristic...

23Mar

Hospital worker unfairly dismissed for refusing to have a COVID-19 test

In a highly fact specific case, an Employment Tribunal (“ET”) has upheld a complaint of unfair dismi...

22Nov

Employees: be wary of the ‘vanishing dismissal’

What is a vanishing dismissal? Many people, including some employment lawyers, are unfamiliar with t...

21Nov

Substantial increase to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

Set to boost pay for around two million people across the UK, the Government has announced a welcome...

30Sep

Summer Retreats – the new Christmas Party style headache for employers?

The post-pandemic era is upon us and it’s hardly surprising that many companies are seeking to boost...

29Sep

Although it’s rare for them to do so, restrictive covenants can bite…

The typical advice often given to individuals concerned about the impact of restrictive covenants is...

26Jul

Can a lack of belief in transgenderism be a “protected belief” under the Equality Act 2010?

Yes, as reiterated by the EAT in the recent case of Mackereth v Department for Work and Pensions and...

08Jun

Right to work in the UK

Prior to employing an individual, employers have a duty to carry out certain checks to ensure that t...

07Mar

COT3 settlement agreements: be clear about which claims are being settled

The fairly recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in the case of Arvunescu v Quic...