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Dismissal unfair after 20 months of unauthorised absence

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust v Akinwunmi has upheld a decision that a dismissal was unfair even after 20 months …

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Indirect discrimination and disciplinary proceedings

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Trayhorn v The Secretary of State for Justice has held that there was no indirect discrimination when a prison worker faced disciplinary …

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Pay inequality in 2017

Most of us would have read or heard about the BBC’s recently published “rich list” which is a list of BBC employees who have a salary of £150,000 or more. …

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Employment Tribunal Fees to be quashed

The Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 introduced employment tribunal fees in the UK on 29 July 2013. This meant in order to bring a claim, …

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What is in the “public interest”?

The Court of Appeal in the case of Chesterton Global Ltd and another v Nurmohamed and another has considered the meaning of “public interest” when assessing protection for whistleblowers. The …

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