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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Pulling a ‘sickie’: conduct or capability?

  If an employee takes sick leave and/or claims sick pay when not genuinely unfit for work, it will usually be considered misconduct or gross misconduct. However, the recent Employment …

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Not a good week for football…

This week, two football clubs have been found to have discriminated against their employees. Gutierrez 1 – Newcastle 0 Jonas Gutierrez, who signed for Newcastle United Football Club in 2008, …

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Restrictive Covenants, are they reasonable?

Background Employers are often anxious to guard amongst other matters, against direct competition from former employees. However the only sure way to guarantee this is to remove the individual from …

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