internships

Government launches ‘crackdown’ on unpaid int ...

15 Feb 2018

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Government launches ‘crackdown’ on unpaid internships The government has announced, “unpaid internships should not exist, and ...

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tesco

Tesco set to pay £4 billion in equal pay clai ...

09 Feb 2018

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Tesco set to pay £4 billion in equal pay claim Leigh Day, Manchester based law firm, have recently launched legal action. The ...

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cancer

A finance manager gained £17,000 fraudulently ...

01 Feb 2018

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A finance manager gained £17,000 fraudulently from her employer by faking cancer Not only did Teresa Clay lie about having te ...

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whistleblowing

‘Schoolboy error’ for primary school as whist ...

25 Jan 2018

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‘Schoolboy error’ for primary school as whistleblowing dinner lady receives £45,000 payout A dinner lady has won £45,000 for ...

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carillion

Carillion’s collapse leaves thousands of empl ...

18 Jan 2018

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Carillion’s collapse leaves thousands of employees jobless The UK’s second biggest construction company, Carillion, has gone ...

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gender pay

One in ten organisations will not meet their ...

12 Jan 2018

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One in ten organisations will not meet their gender pay reporting deadline Experts have warned employers could face serious r ...

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facebook

Facebook accused of discriminating against ol ...

04 Jan 2018

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Facebook accused of discriminating against older workers in job advertisements Facebook has been accused of age discriminatio ...

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diversity

How HP is creating diversity

04 Jan 2018

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How HP is creating diversity Having an inclusive and diverse culture within the workplace is an essential aspect of people ma ...

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dyson

Chief Executive at Dyson sued for leaking com ...

20 Dec 2017

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Chief Executive at Dyson sued for leaking company secrets Dyson is suing its former chief executive over claims he leaked the ...

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tribunal

Employment Tribunal claims increase by 120%

20 Dec 2017

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Employment Tribunal claims increase by 120% The number of Employment Tribunal claims has tripled since the abolishment of the ...

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Government names and shames UK employers for ...

14 Dec 2017

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Government names and shames UK employers for underpaying staff Primark and Sports Direct are among those named for paying the ...

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technology

HPC Law: How will new technology support UK b ...

07 Dec 2017

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UK Must Prepare For the 4th Industrial Revolution How will new technology support UK business growth? An independent report p ...

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rail fares

UK rail fares set to increase by 3.4% in 2018 ...

07 Dec 2017

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UK rail fares set to increase by 3.4% in 2018 – who will it affect? UK rail fares are set to increase by 3.4% on Tuesday 2nd ...

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gig economy

HPC Law: The Gig Economy

04 Dec 2017

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The Gig Economy The Employment Appeal Tribunal this month upheld a decision last year that ruled two Uber taxi drivers were w ...

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HR

Who’s nailed their HR?...YOU!

02 Dec 2017

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Who’s nailed their HR?...YOU! Many businesses are now seeing the benefits of HR and marketing departments joining forces, to ...

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outsourced

Outsourced workers launch landmark legal chal ...

30 Nov 2017

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Outsourced workers launch landmark legal challenge over pay and the conditions under which they work Outsourced workers at th ...

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employment tribunal fees

HPC Law: Employment Tribunal fees update

28 Nov 2017

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Employment Tribunal Fees November update Following the Supreme Court's ruling in July this year to overturn the decision - as ...

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deliveroo

Deliveroo wins right to not give their courie ...

27 Nov 2017

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Deliveroo wins right to not give their couriers minimum wage or holiday pay British food delivery company, Deliveroo has won ...

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uber

Uber loses appeal over employment rights

27 Nov 2017

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Uber loses appeal over employment rights With much press attention, the global transportation technology company, Uber, has l ...

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budget

Autumn Budget 2017: How will HR be affected?

23 Nov 2017

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Autumn Budget 2017: How will HR be affected? Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced the Autumn Budget, which reveals what th ...

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prince

British Council worker fired for calling Prin ...

09 Nov 2017

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British Council worker fired for calling Prince George “the face of white privilege” A former senior manager at the British C ...

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LGBT

LGBT workers bullied because of their sexual ...

02 Nov 2017

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LGBT workers bullied because of their sexual identity A recent survey has revealed two in five LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual a ...

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female

Female employee takes legal action against BP ...

02 Nov 2017

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Female employee takes legal action against BP for being ‘funny’ A female BP employee claimed her female employer told her “wo ...

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annual leave

Annual leave mix up leaves office workers wit ...

27 Oct 2017

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Annual leave mix up leaves office workers with £30,000 An employment tribunal heard in Central London, awarded two office wor ...

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TUPE

TUPE and Employee Reinstatement

26 Oct 2017

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TUPE and Employee Reinstatement Where there has been a TUPE transfer, and prior to that transfer, an employee of the transfer ...

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British Airways

HPC Law | Ahir v British Airways plc 2017

26 Oct 2017

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Ahir v British Airways plc 2017 The Claimant employee, Mr Ahir, was employed on a fixed-term by the Respondent employer. &nbs ...

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Employment Tribunal Fees

Employment Tribunal Fees Update | November 20 ...

26 Oct 2017

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Employment Tribunal Fees Update November 2017 Justice Minister Dominic Raab has finally announced there is to be some movemen ...

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sexual harassment

Sexual harassment - What can HR learn from th ...

19 Oct 2017

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Sexual harassment - What can HR learn from the Harvey Weinstein case? More than a dozen women have accused Harvey Weinstein o ...

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union

Union launches legal action for Monarch emplo ...

12 Oct 2017

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Union launches legal action for Monarch employees Britain’s largest union, Unite, has launched legal action for more than 1,8 ...

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TK Maxx

TK Maxx – Employee wins tribunal after ‘fight ...

06 Oct 2017

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TK Maxx – Employee wins tribunal after ‘fight’ with customer Ali Sadeghi had worked for TK Maxx for 13 years and had worked h ...

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religious dress code

Religious dress code in the workplace

28 Sep 2017

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Religious dress code in the workplace Religious dress code is a topic that comes up a lot with our clients and can be a very ...

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dismissal

Dismissals – An employee wins a tribunal for ...

28 Sep 2017

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Dismissals – An employee wins a tribunal for unfair dismissal A care support worker who was unfairly dismissed has won an emp ...

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Apprenticeships

UK businesses remain slow to understand the e ...

26 Sep 2017

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UK businesses remain slow to understand the effect of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)   According to a re ...

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Bradbury vs BBC

Bradbury v British Broadcasting Corporation ( ...

26 Sep 2017

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Bradbury v British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) – Court of Appeal   In the recent Court of Appeal case before Lady Jus ...

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Ryanair

HPC Law: Problems at Ryanair

26 Sep 2017

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Problems at Ryanair Budget airline Ryanair has been in the news for all the wrong reasons of late, and appear to be fighting ...

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Employment tribunals

Employment Tribunals - The Importance of Gett ...

26 Sep 2017

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More Haste, Less Speed?  The Importance of Getting it Right   Employment Practitioners have often looked on quizzically ...

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parental leave

Shared Parental Leave - Why are employees shy ...

21 Sep 2017

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Why are employees shying away from taking shared parental leave? Shockingly less than 9000 new parents took parental leave la ...

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age discrimination

Age Discrimination - How to prevent it in you ...

14 Sep 2017

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Age Discrimination - How to prevent it in your workplace The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against an i ...

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criminal records

Criminal records could be ‘sealed’ from emplo ...

14 Sep 2017

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Criminal records could be ‘sealed’ from employers David Lammy MP, has proposed that criminal records should be sealed from em ...

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CDM Failings

Health and Safety Case Studies: CDM Failings ...

07 Sep 2017

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CDM Failings penalised The principal contractor (Crest Nicholson Operations) on a large housing development project in Berksh ...

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Worker Crushed

Health & Safety Case Studies: Worker crushed ...

07 Sep 2017

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Worker crushed when pipes fell off forklift A metal fabricator has appeared in the dock over the death of a worker after adop ...

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High Performance Consultancy

HPC Celebrates 10 years of success!

07 Sep 2017

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High Performance Consultancy celebrates 10 years of success!   A decade, that’s how long the High Performance team have ...

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employee status

The Question of Employee Status

07 Sep 2017

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The Question of Employee Status There has always been questions over employee status particularly around the self-employed an ...

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mental health

Mental Health – One in three sick notes relat ...

07 Sep 2017

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Mental Health – One in three sick notes relate to mental health problems Following a recent investigation ran by the NHS it h ...

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equal pay

ASDA: The Importance of Equal Pay

05 Sep 2017

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ASDA: The Importance of Equal Pay ASDA have been unsuccessful in preventing more than 10,000 equal pay claims from proceeding ...

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Tribunal

Equality of Terms - BMC Software v Shaikh

05 Sep 2017

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BMC Software v Shaikh – Equality of Terms   The claimant brought a number of claims against the respondent, including br ...

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cyber attacks

What must Directors do to tackle the emerging ...

05 Sep 2017

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What must Directors do to tackle the emerging threats of cyber attacks and regulatory burdens? First of all, look at the comp ...

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employment tribunals

Employment Tribunal Fees Update - September 2 ...

05 Sep 2017

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Employment Tribunal Fees Update Following July's landmark decision by the Supreme Court as to their unlawfulness, Whitehall h ...

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work office environment

Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisf ...

29 Aug 2017

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment The way we work is changing and as a resu ...

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long term absence

Long term absence – ‘Fit for work’ scheme pan ...

23 Aug 2017

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Managing long term absence – ‘Fit for work’ scheme panned A recent survey ran by People Managemnt found that in the last year ...

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