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Budget summary: spring 2015 download
An overview of the main changes outlined by the Chancellor.
It is possible for employers to defend unfair dismissal claims arising from inappropriate use of social media even if the misconduct is not work-related.
Richard Tinham, head of commercial and corporate at Winckworth Sherwood, has been quoted in the Financial Times’ ‘Business questions: Expert advice’ section.
James Lynas, a partner at Winckworth Sherwood specialising in education employment law, highlights easily avoidable human resources errors that can cost schools dear.
Protecting confidential information is understandably an important issue for most employers.
The Court of Appeal has declined to introduce the detailed guidelines on awards for injury to feelings for discrimination into the DPA regime.
With the surge in social media use over the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of employment cases involving potentially offensive postings on social media sites by employees.
Figures released by the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales reveal a 40 per cent increase in the number of international family disputes handled in the last year.
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