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In Southern v Britannia Hotels Ltd, an employment tribunal granted a significant award of £19,500 to a zero-hours worker who was subjected to harassment by her line manager.
In Williams and Leeds United Football Club the High Court considered whether the claimant was entitled to be paid 12 months’ notice pay, despite having been found by his employer to have sent pornographic images to three individuals five years earlier.
The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in Henderson (‘H’) v GMB provides further guidance regarding discrimination or harassment on the basis of a ‘philosophical belief’...
The EAT gave the first appellate decision on the meaning of the words ’public interest, which were added to whistleblowing legislation in order to exclude whistleblowing complaints based solely on breaches of a worker’s own contract of employment.
Landlords’ decision-making process should document whether clutter-friendly tenants are vulnerable; and other tips...
The ECJ has released its judgment in a case that concerned the meaning of ‘establishment’ in the European Collective Redundancies Directive.
The decision to invest in a construction project is a major event for an educational establishment. So, if the contractor becomes insolvent, this can cause significant problems.
Registered provider landlords don’t need to worry about re-protecting deposits once the tenancy becomes a statutory periodic tenancy, but it is important they act quickly.
Nuptial agreements have gained strength in their ability to protect the assets of those entering into marriages or civil partnerships.
What buildings are affected, what duties are imposed and what action you should take.
HR Update, issue 3: guidance on changing the staff handbook; diabetic employees; flexible leave arrangements; and more
Also: no requirement to take every possible step when investigating whether an employee is disabled.
The laws on entertainment are to be further relaxed.
Recent changes are good news for the licensed trade.
Budget summary: spring 2015 download
An overview of the main changes outlined by the Chancellor.
Winckworth Sherwood has published its PRS jargon buster – a useful A-Z glossary of many of the terms related to the private rented sector.
The Child Support Agency (CSA) has been around for many years and has been often dogged with bad press on its abysmal performance.
The EAT considered whether an employee who said she was too ill to resign for 18 months and who received 39 weeks’ sick pay during that period had affirmed her contract.
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.
A recent case considered whether to strike out a caste discrimination claim on the basis that caste is not expressly stated in the Equality Act 2010.
A recent European Court of Justice decision suggests that obesity could be regarded as a disability for the purposes of EU (and UK) law.