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Managing the workforce in 2019

April 3, 2019

If you employ staff or have responsibility for HR, Gotelee Solicitor’s annual employment law update is a must for your diary. This free half day event will give...

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A negligent GP? Who pays?

March 22, 2019

Many people naturally assume that if they take legal action against a negligent GP, the NHS will pick up the bill should any compensation be awarded. However, under...

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How about a shorter working week?

Could a shorter working week increase your business’s productivity? A financial services company in New Zealand has trialled a 4-day working week for its 240 staff. They did...

 March 19, 2019

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Working time records

The Advocate General of the European Union Court of Justice has suggested that employers should keep records of actual hours worked by full time employees in order to...

 March 19, 2019

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Religious discrimination

Employees are protected against discrimination due to their religion or belief by the Equality Act 2010. Direct discrimination is where an employer treats an employee less favourably because...

 March 19, 2019

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Family leave pay increases

The cost of family leave is set to increase again in April 2019. The government has published its draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2019. From 7 April...

 March 19, 2019

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Unfair dismissal

If an employee is dismissed for raising allegations that his employer infringed one of his statutory rights, the dismissal will be automatically unfair (section 104(1)(b) Employment Rights Act...

 March 18, 2019

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Disability discrimination

In order to satisfy the legal definition of ‘disabled’ in the Equality Act 2010, an impairment must have a substantial and long-term adverse effect on an employee’s ability...

 March 18, 2019

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Age discrimination

ACAS has published new guidance on age discrimination at work. The guidance looks at the key areas in employment where discrimination can happen, including recruitment, performance management and...

 March 14, 2019

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Agency workers

After 12 weeks’ employment, agency workers are entitled to the same basic employment terms (including pay) as if they had been hired directly by the hirer, rather than...

 March 14, 2019

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Unpaid wages

A new website has been launched to help employees and workers recover unpaid wages, holiday pay and other payments. MyPay London was launched by the charity Legal Action Group to help workers claim unpaid...

 March 14, 2019

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Knife crime – the law

It might help the current debate on the surge in knife crime to set out the law as it stands. Stop and search A useful summary of police...

 March 12, 2019

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