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Right to work

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza has held that an employee who was dismissed for failing to provide evidence …

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Another blow to the Gig Economy?

The Supreme Court has upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision in Pimlico Plumbers v Gary Smith that Mr Smith was classed as a “worker” under section 230(3) of the Employment Rights …

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Does misconduct need to be ‘gross’ for a dismissal to be fair without warning?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Quintile Commercials v Barango has held that misconduct does not have to be “gross” to make a dismissal without prior warnings fair. …

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#MeToo – sexual harassment in the workplace

The high profile “#MeToo” campaign has been headline news in both mainstream media and social media platforms for several months now. The scandals involving Harvey Weinstein and the recent criminal …

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Discrimination arising from disability

The Court of Appeal in the case of City of York Council v Grosset has considered a case involving discrimination arising from disability. Background The Claimant was a teacher employed …

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