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COVID-19 - Court of Appeal Rules on Status of Furloughed Employees

June 11, 2020

Many companies have entered administration in response to the COVID-19 crisis but have retained furloughed employees in the hope that they will ...

Inducing Breaches of Contract - Court of Appeal Clarifies the Law

April 28, 2020

Anyone who induces an employee to breach his or her contract is guilty of a civil wrong and can expect financial consequences – but what ...

Female Television Presenter Triumphs in Pay Inequality Claim

March 18, 2020

If you are paid less than a colleague of the opposite sex for doing like work or work of equal value, there is absolutely no reason why you should ...

Underpaid Live-in Porter Wins Over £100,000 in Guideline Case

December 18, 2019

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) on the face of it imposes a straightforward duty to pay a minimum sum for every hour worked. However, as an important ...

Employee Shareholder Status Impacts Unfair Dismissal Claim

December 2, 2019

Few employees would say no if offered shares in the companies for which they work. However, as an important decision of the Employment Appeal ...

Employment and HR Articles

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 they are ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Guide to Preventing Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Under the Equality Act 2010, which repealed all previous discrimination law and brought together the relevant legislation in one place, it is ...

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