Employment and HR Articles

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Employment and HR News

LLPs and Whistleblowing – EAT Gives GuidanceJuly 24, 2016

Members of limited liability partnerships (LLPs) are not 'employees', but they are 'workers' and are thus entitled to all the legal protections afforded by the...

Employer’s Refusal to Extend PHI Not Age DiscriminationJuly 12, 2016

In a case which emphasises the importance of clarity of language when providing information on employees' contractual entitlement to Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) benefits, the...

Company Acts to Prevent Former Employees Taking Its BusinessJune 30, 2016

If you suspect a current or former employee of disloyalty, the law can move extremely quickly to help you. In one case (M&E Global (Staffing)...

Dismissal of Employee ‘Pulling a Sickie’ Was Fair, Rules EATJune 23, 2016

A recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has emphasised that dishonesty over sickness absence can amount to gross misconduct and give grounds for...

The Importance of Conducting a Fair Disciplinary ProcessJune 5, 2016

A local authority employee who complained that his job description did not match his duties and that he was substantially underpaid for the work he...

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