Winckworth Sherwood

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Need to Know HR Law Update — Issue 4 2013

Winckworth Sherwood has released issue four of its Need to Know HR Law Update. Topics covered include whether obesity should be considered a disability and whether a dismissal can be fair even where the ACAS Code of Practice is not followed to the letter.


  • Baby P social workers who were disciplined twice were fairly dismissed
  • Can a dismissal be fair even where the ACAS Code of Practice is not followed to the letter?
  • Redundancy exists even when caused by recruiting a replacement
  • Is obesity a disability?…

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