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Yearly Archives: 2015

Improving the transparency of decisions at Employment Tribunals

Background Following the conclusion of an Employment Tribunal (ET), the Judge must give reasons for the decision on any disputed issue. However, witnesses sometimes find the reasons given are unclear …

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

When planning the work Christmas party, it is important that employees are aware that their actions at this event should be in line with the behaviour that is expected of …

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Does TUPE always apply to a transfer?

Background Under the TUPE regulations, a business transfer occurs whether there is a transfer of all or part of an undertaking or business to another person or company. Previously European …

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Auto-enrolment minimum contribution timetable is extended

The Government has announced that the auto-enrolment minimum contribution timetable will be extended. Minimum contribution requirements apply where an employer uses its own defined contribution pension scheme to comply with …

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Delaying a trial – is a fair hearing no longer possible?

A recent case at the EAT acts as a timely reminder that Tribunal proceedings cannot be postponed indefinitely and for significant periods of time. Where this happens there is a …

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