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Monthly Archives: November 2015

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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Vacancies

Following a period of sustained growth we have two opportunities available for commercial and entrepreneurial lawyers. Employment Lawyer Ideally a lawyer with between 3 and 9 years PQE as an …

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Holiday entitlement and worker’s changing hours

Under the Working Time Directive full-time workers are entitled to a minimum of four weeks’ annual leave. In the UK there is also a domestic right to an additional 1.6 …

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A difference of opinion

The EAT has recently dealt with the question: does inconsistent disciplinary treatment make a dismissal unfair? The Facts The case involved two employees who were attending a corporate event in …

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Disciplinary Investigations – Top tips

As all employers will appreciate, it is vital in any disciplinary investigation that a balanced and fair investigation process is carried out. But this is particularly important where there are …

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