Employment Law Solutions. Expert advice... more personal

Yearly Archives: 2017

Employer liable for Data Protection breach of employee

The High Court has found a major supermarket chain vicariously liable for the actions of a ‘rogue’ IT Security Manager who breached data protection regulations. Background An employee of W …

Posted in Law | Comments Off on Employer liable for Data Protection breach of employee

Holiday Pay Update

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in the case if King v The Sash Window Workshop has given a decision on holiday pay which could have serious …

Posted in Law | Comments Off on Holiday Pay Update

Burden of proof in discrimination cases

In our September article ‘Discrimination and burden of proof – a new approach’ we covered the case of Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal …

Posted in Law | Comments Off on Burden of proof in discrimination cases

Dismissal for illegality

The law An employer could be subject to a civil penalty of up to £20,000 for failing to carry out the correct process for checking individuals’ right to work in …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Trade Union membership

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 states that it is unlawful to refuse to employ a person because of trade union membership. The Employment Appeal Tribunal in …

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment