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National Sickie Day

4th February is named National Sickie Day. National statistics have revealed that the first Monday in February is the most popular day for staff to pull a sickie. Despite January being finally over, the recent big freeze has lent itself to…

When is a resignation not a resignation?

In the case of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Levy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed the importance of the surrounding circumstances when considering whether a resignation is unambiguous and effective. Facts of the case Ms L worked in the…

Gig economy and discrimination?

The recent stream of cases dealing with worker status have focused on whether individuals who have been providing services to organisations are deemed to be workers rather than self-employed contractors, and therefore entitled to National Minimum Wage, holiday pay and…