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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Facebook fined £500,000 for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal

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Facebook fined £500,000 for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook have been hit with a £500,000 fine, for its involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The fine is for two breaches of the Data Protection Act and is the maximum amount possible given by the UK’s GDPR watchdog.   The Information Commissioner’s Office confirmed that Facebook failed… Continue reading

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