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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Card Factory ranks first on list of employers failing to pay their employees the national minimum wage

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Card Factory ranks first on list of employers failing to pay their employees the National Minimum Wage Card Factory tops list of employers failing to pay staff members the National Minimum Wage or the National Living Wage. Home Bargains, Wyevale Garden Centres and Odeon & UCI Cinema Group are also among the 239 employers named… Continue reading

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