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November Case Round Up

In this month’s Enews we consider when the duty to offer suitable alternative employment arises in the case of an employee who is on maternity leave during a redundancy process; what constitutes a fair dismissal in a case of gross…

Holiday Pay – Overtime decision

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has this morning issued it’s decision in the case of AMEC Group Ltd –v- Law and others which considered whether the calculation for holiday pay should be based on basic pay only or whether non…

Case Round Up

In this month’s E-news, we consider whether an employer can increase an employee’s disciplinary sanction on appeal, in circumstances where the employer’s contractual disciplinary procedure does not allow for this; whether an employer should have ignored a disabled employee’s final…

Case Round Up

In this month’s ENews we consider whether the dismissal of an employee for exercising his right to take time of for dependants amounted to an automatically unfair dismissal; whether a deduction from wages should be itemised on a payslip and…

Sickness and Holidays

In this month’s E News we focus on tricky holiday issues. With the holiday season firmly upon businesses, we revisit some of the issues that businesses face when dealing with holiday and holiday pay. Sickness and Holidays What happens…

Holiday Pay and Commission

In this months Enews we consider whether holiday pay should be calculated to include commission, and whether a worker is entitled to receive the National Minimum Wage where he is not required to work, but is sleeping on shift. In…

Early conciliation – All you ever wanted to know

This month’s ENews focuses on Early Conciliation. Between 6 April and 5 May 2014, the scheme is optional, however it will become mandatory with effect from 6 May 2014. Several important changes to employment law were introduced earlier this month. Early…

Employee’s refusal to accept a pay cut

In this month’s E-news, we look at whether a dismissal because of an employee’s refusal to accept a pay cut following a TUPE transfer, was a fair dismissal; whether a Tribunal could consider the reasonableness of a final written warning,…

Without prejudice and protected conversations

In this month’s E-news we focus on protected conversations. As you maybe aware the Government introduced, which came into force on 29th July 2013, a new type of confidential conversation that employers could have, with their employees: protected conversations. Without Prejudice…