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Employment Law News November 2014

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…

Employment Law News October 2014

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…

Employment Law News

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…