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Refusal of Suitable Alternative Employment – The Correct TestMarch 18, 2014

In a case on whether or not it was reasonable for an employee at risk of redundancy to refuse an offer of suitable alternative employment...

New National Minimum Wage RatesMarch 18, 2014

The Government has announced the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates that will apply from 1 October 2014: The adult NMW rate will increase from £6.31...

Age-Related Differences in Voluntary Redundancy Scheme JustifiableFebruary 26, 2014

In a ruling which underlines that direct discrimination on the ground of age, unlike any other form of direct discrimination, is capable of being objectively...

Third Party Harassment RevisitedFebruary 19, 2014

With effect from 1 October 2013, the third party harassment provisions contained in Section 40 of the Equality Act 2010 have been repealed. The provisions made...

Saving Business Must Be Prime Reason to Avoid Liability Under TUPEFebruary 13, 2014

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) exist to protect the rights of employees when their employer changes. However, when a business...

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