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Uncertain identity – grounds for dismissal?

Background The Claimant was granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK in 2000 and went on to obtain British citizenship. She started working for Barts Health NHS in 2011. …

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Apprenticeship Levy 2017

From April 2017 some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy. Who pays the levy? How much? What can it be used for? To find out …

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Long term sickness and dismissal

Background  The Claimant was Director of Learning ICT at St Catherine’s Academy (“the Academy”). In 2011 she went off sick suffering from stress, anxiety and depression following an assault by …

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Update – Employment Tribunal compensation and the National Minimum Wage

We have provided a brief overview of increases to compensation limits in the employment tribunal and the rise in the National Minimum Wage which will be coming into force in …

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Headscarves and discrimination

Background You may recall our bulletin last year which discussed Attorney General opinions on religious discrimination including an opinion on the recent European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) case that has …

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