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05/12/19 - Whistleblowing and Managing Dismissals

A recent Supreme Court judgment for employment law has strengthened protections for employees who make protected disclosures, otherwise known as whistleblowing.

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24/10/19 - Avoiding the Pitfalls of Recruitment

Employment law specialist David Dixey discusses liability for unlawful discrimination in recruitment.

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21/10/19 - Are you Obligated to Provide a Reference?

Employment law specialist David Dixey discussed the main issues that should be considered when providing a reference.

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08/10/19 - Misconduct in the Workplace: an Investigation

Employment law specialist David Dixey comments on a recent misconduct in the workplace case and the implications of this in employment law.

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24/09/19 - Preventing Sexual Harassment and Protecting Your Business

A summary of the law covering sexual discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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05/08/19 - Holiday and Overtime Pay - Know Your Entitlement

Over recent years there have been several important Employment Law Court decisions clarifying the rights contained within the Working Time Directive (WTD) specifically regarding calculation of holiday pay in circumstances where workers regularly perform overtime. The recent Court of Appeal decision in East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust v Flowers has now approved an earlier Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in the case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts relating specifically to the including of voluntary overtime in holiday pay calculations.

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27/06/19 - Employment Law: Change is Coming

Despite Brexit overshadowing Government business there are still several significant employment law reforms being debated or indeed enacted. The Government’s “Good Work Plan” (which commits to implementing the Taylor Review’s recommendations) has already resulted in draft legislation. Many of the changes will not take effect until April 2020, but employers and recruiters still need to be aware

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