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          June

          • 10 Jun 2022

            Employment Law

            EmpLaw Newsletter June 2022

            Section 100(1)(d) and (e) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 provides employees with protection from dismissal if they exercise their right to leave the workplace or refuse to return to it, or take other steps to protect themselves, if they reasonably believe there is serious and imminent danger. ...

          May

          • 13 May 2022

            Employment Law

            EmpLaw Newsletter May 2022

            Employees have the right not to be unfairly dismissed. For a dismissal to be fair, an employer must show that they have a potentially fair reason to dismiss - such as conduct or redundancy - and that they acted reasonably in treating that reason as sufficient for dismissing the employee. ...

          April

          • 13 Apr 2022

            Employment Law

            EmpLaw Newsletter April 2022

            Employers dread the vexatious litigant. Even the most spurious of tribunal claims takes up valuable management time and incurs legal fees to defend. The judgment of the EAT in Attorney General v Taheri will be a salve to those employers who have previously had their fingers burned by a serial ...

          March

          • 17 Mar 2022

            Employment Law

            EmpLaw Newsletter March 2022

            The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) are derived from EU law. They aim to strike a balance between protecting agency workers and preserving the benefits of flexibility that using an agency provides to both businesses and workers. The AWR contain anti-discrimination provisions. Agency ...

          February

          • 21 Feb 2022

            Employment Law

            EmpLaw Newsletter February 2022

            Section 230 Employment Rights Act 1996 sets out the legal definitions of employee and worker. To be a worker – and gain the benefits of paid holiday and national minimum wage - there must be a contract between the business and the individual, the contract must be for personal work or service and ...

          January

          • 25 Jan 2022

            Employment Law

            EmpLaw Newsletter January 2022

            The Court of Appeal has looked at recurring conditions recently in a case called Sullivan v Bury Street Capital.. Section 6(1) of the Equality Act 2010 sets out the statutory definition of disability. A person has a disability if they have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial ...