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What Counts as ‘Time Work’?August 4, 2019

A recent case illustrates that decisions as to whether time spent by a worker who is on call counts as 'time work' for the purposes...

Phase Two of the ‘Good Work Plan’ – Protecting Vulnerable WorkersJuly 17, 2019

In July 2017, Matthew Taylor published his independent review on modern working practices, entitled 'Good Work'. The Government published its response to the review in February...

Written Statement of Employment Particulars – Late ProvisionJuly 16, 2019

The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides that all employees, whether part-time or full-time, are entitled by law to be given a written statement setting out...

Disability Discrimination and the Meaning of ‘Long-Term’July 4, 2019

Employment disputes often arise because an employer does not consider that an employee's condition is a disability that qualifies them for protection under the Equality...

Profoundly Flawed Disciplinary Process Costs Engineering Company DearJune 5, 2019

Workplace disciplinary proceedings must be thorough, fair and impartial and a failure to meet those standards can be costly, both in reputational and financial terms....

Employment and HR Articles

A Brief Guide to TUPE

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) apply to any size of business and protect the employment rights of employees when their...

A General Guide to Recruiting Staff

Getting the recruitment process right is vital to ensure that you not only select the most suitable candidate for the vacancy but also do so...

A Guide to Equal Pay Audits

Under the Equality Act 2010, it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate between men and women in terms of their pay and conditions where...

A Guide to Garden Leave

‘Garden leave’ is the term used to describe the situation in which an employee who has resigned or been dismissed is required to serve out...

A Guide to Preventing Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Under the Equality Act 2010, which repeals all previous discrimination law and brings together the relevant legislation in one place, it is unlawful to discriminate...