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Yearly Archives: 2015

Whistleblowing update – who can a worker blow the whistle to?

The Department of Business, Innovation, Skills published its updated list of prescribed persons earlier this week. This details those persons or bodies that a worker wishing to blow the whistle may …

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Zero-Hour contracts – Exclusivity clause now officially outlawed

On Tuesday, the provision of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 making the use of exclusivity clauses in zero-hour contracts unenforceable came into force.  The legislation now also …

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Gay Rights v Religious belief

The County Court for Northern Ireland, delivered its judgment earlier this week in a case which held that a gay customer’s right to access goods and services is more protected …

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What to expect from a Conservative Government

After the Conservative party unexpectedly secured a parliamentary majority in the General Election last week, we set out a brief roundup of some of the party’s main proposals which are …

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Commission and Holiday Pay – Still up in the air

The question of how employers should calculate holiday pay has been a hot topic since last year and the conundrum looks set to continue. In October 2014 the EAT held …

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