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Yearly Archives: 2015


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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Whistleblowing update – what is in the public interest?

The EAT has given further guidance on the “public interest” test that employee’s must satisfy in order to gain whistleblowing protection. This test broadly requires reports of wrongdoing to relate …

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