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  January 15, 2019
​The ECJ has ruled that workers must be paid for statutory holiday entitlement unless the employer has ensured “specifically and transparently” that the worker has been given the opportunity to take the holiday entitlement.
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  December 10, 2018
Keep on top of some of the recent Employment Law updates in our latest blog from Gareth Dando, Associate Solicitor.
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  October 4, 2018
ACAS has published new guidance for employers in relation to suspending employees from work. Although the guidance is not binding it is recommended that employers follow it.
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  August 21, 2018
Hilary Garnett, Partner in our Employment has featured in People Management where she highlights two recent cases highlight the problems that can arise and the different approaches that will be taken by courts and tribunals when time limit deadlines are missed.
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  July 27, 2018
A recent decision of the General Court of the European Union has highlighted the need to ensure that victims of harassment are not prevented by an employer from disclosing unlawful acts. In SQ –v- European Investment Bank, on 1 April 2008 the Bank hired SQ as an employee in an administrative role. Following the arrival of a new director in October 2014 the department in which she worked was restructured. Two years later she complained that the behaviour of the new director towards her constituted psychological harassment. The allegations included claims that he had belittled her, spoken to her inappropriately and treated her unfavourably in relation to others. The Bank upheld her complaint in part and requested the new director to apologise, but also informed the employee that the procedure was to remain strictly confidential, including within the Bank.
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  July 26, 2018
Our very own Claire Richardson has featured in today's Yorkshire Post where she was part of a roundtable debate on “wellbeing” strategies in the workplace. Claire is part of a HR group that The Law Society set up across the North of England to talk about all sorts of different HR issues. #debate #wellbeing #mentalhealth #letstalk
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  July 6, 2018
On 6th April 2018 the rules on taxation of termination payments in employment changed. HMRC have published guidance on the new rules that require income tax and national insurance contributions (“NICs”) to be paid on all payments in lieu of notice (“PILONS”), whether contractual or not.
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  July 2, 2018
Employers that require workers to wear a uniform at work cannot make deductions to a worker’s wage for the cost of the uniform if it brings their wage below the National Minimum Wage (“NMW”).
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