HPC Law | Case Law Update – October 2018

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Case Law Update 16/10/2018 Author: Dean O’Brien The problem with the law, I find, is that it never stays still and I think that’s true especially with employment cases. You have the extra appeal court and between the Trade Unions and UK Businesses, there is a lot riding on the decision that gets made. Even… Continue reading

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Tribunal rules in favour of employee

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Tribunal won by worker who had her position ‘eroded’ whilst on maternity leave   Agruti Rajput, a senior banker who worked for Commerzbank’s in London, has won claims against her employer for sex discrimination, maternity discrimination and harassment after the London Central Employment Tribunal confirmed that her job had been ‘eroded’ whilst on maternity leave.… Continue reading

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Employment tribunal rules that worker who called a colleague ‘k*** head’ was unfairly dismissed

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Employment tribunal rules that worker who called a colleague ‘k*** head’ was unfairly dismissed. Mrs V Smith was dismissed following a workplace email exchange with a colleague in which she called him a ‘k*** head’.  Talon Engineering made the decision to dismiss Mrs Smith for Gross Misconduct following a series of emails in which she… Continue reading

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Britain’s biggest businesses are failing to disclose important HR data in their annual reports

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Britain’s biggest businesses are failing to disclose important HR data in their annual reports   The CIPD published a report, Hidden Figures: How workforce data is missing from corporate reports, which examines the key people management figures across FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) 100 companies. The research has identified that a large amount of FTSE… Continue reading

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Employment tribunal claims increase by 39%

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Employment tribunal claims increase by 39% It has been reported by Acas that the number of cases taken to an employment tribunal have increased by 39% since the fees were abolished last year.   Since the ruling, a higher proportion of notifications went onto become claims lodged at an employment tribunal. The number of cases… Continue reading

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