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Requesting holiday during sickness absence

In this month’s E-News, we consider whether an employee loses their entitlement to holiday if he/she fails to request holiday during sickness absence. We also consider two cases involving the breakdown in trust and confidence; the first where the employer…

More changes to vetting and barring

Ever since the POVA list was scrapped and the Independent Safeguarding Authority with its vetting and barring scheme was introduced, the system has been plagued with allegations that it is cumbersome, impractical and ineffective. In June 2010, the Government announced…

Is a retirement age of 65 justified?

In this month’s e-news we concentrate on two important Supreme Court decisions dealing with age discrimination. Is a retirement age of 65 justified? Mr Seldon was a Partner in the law firm, Clarkson Wright & Jakes. He and the other partners in…

TUPE: Change in location

In this month’s ENews we consider whether cost can ever be used as a measure to justify discriminatory treatment; the circumstances in which a workplace comment could amount to direct race discrimination; a decision that deals with marriage discrimination and…