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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...

09Feb

Was it fair to dismiss an employee who refused to have the COVID-19 vaccination?

Yes – in the case of Allette v Scarsdale Grange Nursing Home Ltd. In December 2020 there was a...

20Jan

Can you be dismissed for raising grievances?

Yes, held the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the recent case of Hope v British Medical Associat...

30Sep

Are flexible working requests set to change?

As people start returning to the workplace, more staff are making flexible working requests which is...

12Aug

When a failure to consider furlough will result in an unfair dismissal

The Employment Tribunal (“ET”) have recently found, in the case of Mhindurwa v Lovingangels Care, th...

06Aug

Compulsory vaccination and its implications

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly had a drastic impact on the UK’s population who require care....