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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Guidance on exclusivity clauses in zero hour contracts

Background Most employers will be aware of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 which has amended the Employment Rights Act 1996. In particular, it provided that exclusivity clauses …

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Monitoring employees: When can private messages at work be read by employers?

The recent case of Barbulescu v Romania and the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”) tested the extent to which employers can monitor or access private messages of …

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Court of Appeal case: Employer didn’t have to adjust its absence management policy for disabled employee

The Background An employer has a duty to make reasonable adjustments where it knows (or ought to know) that a person has a disability. Failure to make a reasonable adjustment …

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