disability

Disability Discrimination

18 Jun 2019

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Disability Discrimination   As an employer, dealing with employees who have disabilities can present challenges such as ...

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employment

HPC Law: Employment Law update for April 2019

26 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Employment Law Update No win, no fee Following the abolition of fees in Employment Tribunal cases, the Tribunals are now seei ...

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Tengai

Tengai - The HR recruiter of the future

16 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Tengai - The HR recruiter of the future Bias, judgement and personal preference in job interviews may soon become things of t ...

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four-day working week

Is the four-day working week the key to reduc ...

12 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Is the four-day working week the key to reducing employee burnout? It was found that in 2018 full-time employees in the UK wo ...

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uber drivers

HPC Law: UBER drivers back in the news

22 Mar 2019

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UBER drivers back in the news Only three months ago, UBER drivers were considered to be ‘workers’ by the Court of Appeal. Thi ...

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national minimum wage

Legal time table | Upcoming changes

28 Feb 2019

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hpcadmin

Changes to the national minimum wage/statutory rates On April 1st 2019, the national minimum wage is set to change, with thos ...

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Hermes

Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes ...

08 Feb 2019

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hpcadmin

Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes too good to be true? The delivery firm Hermes has announced that they have reach ...

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budget

Budget 2018: Key points announced by hammond

30 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

On Monday 29th October, Philip Hammond delivered his third budget as chancellor. The emphasis of the budget was that the pers ...

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case law update

HPC Law | Case Law Update - October 2018

19 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

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 th ...

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tribunal

Tribunal rules in favour of employee

09 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

Tribunal won by worker who had her position ‘eroded’ whilst on maternity leave   Agruti Rajput, a senior banker who work ...

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employment tribunal

Employment tribunal rules that worker who cal ...

27 Aug 2018

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hpcadmin

Employment tribunal rules that worker who called a colleague ‘k*** head’ was unfairly dismissed. Mrs V Smith was dismissed fo ...

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report

Britain’s biggest businesses are failing to d ...

26 Jul 2018

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hpcadmin

Britain’s biggest businesses are failing to disclose important HR data in their annual reports   The CIPD published a re ...

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tribunal

Employment tribunal claims increase by 39%

25 Jul 2018

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hpcadmin

Employment tribunal claims increase by 39% It has been reported by Acas that the number of cases taken to an employment tribu ...

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facebook

Facebook fined £500,000 for role in Cambridge ...

16 Jul 2018

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hpcadmin

Facebook fined £500,000 for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook have been hit with a £500,000 fine, for its involvem ...

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national minimum wage

Card Factory ranks first on list of employers ...

09 Jul 2018

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hpcadmin

Card Factory ranks first on list of employers failing to pay their employees the National Minimum Wage Card Factory tops list ...

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deliveroo

Deliveroo to pay six figure settlement to dri ...

02 Jul 2018

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hpcadmin

Deliveroo to pay six figure settlement to drivers in gig economy case Fifty Deliveroo drivers have won a six figure settlemen ...

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Hermes

Hermes couriers ruled as workers and not self ...

28 Jun 2018

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hpcadmin

Hermes couriers ruled as workers and not self-employed at employment tribunal An employment tribunal has found a group of Her ...

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zero-hour contracts

College student working under a zero-hours co ...

27 Jun 2018

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hpcadmin

College student working under a zero-hours contract is awarded £4,000 despite finding other employment A college student work ...

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breach

Dixons Carphone hit by huge data breach

26 Jun 2018

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hpcadmin

Dixons Carphone hit by huge data breach Dixons Carphone have recently confirmed a huge data breach involving 5.9 million card ...

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pimlico

Plumber wins landmark legal case for working ...

20 Jun 2018

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hpcadmin

Plumber wins landmark legal case for working rights against Pimlico Plumbers   A plumber has won a landmark legal case f ...

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amazon

Amazon delivery firms face legal challenge ov ...

06 Jun 2018

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hpcadmin

Amazon delivery firms face legal challenge over driver’s rights The GMB is taking legal action on behalf of members working f ...

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holiday entitlement

The number of employees failing to use their ...

30 May 2018

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hpcadmin

The number of employees failing to use their holiday entitlement is on the rise It is reported only 40% of UK employees took ...

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our time

'Our Time’ scheme set to get more females int ...

17 May 2018

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hpcadmin

'Our Time’ scheme set to get more females into senior roles   The Mayor of London has launched a new programme, “Our Tim ...

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refund

Asda employee unfairly dismissed for receivin ...

11 May 2018

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hpcadmin

Asda employee unfairly dismissed for receiving an increased refund Asda have unfairly dismissed a worker after failing to fol ...

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hermes

Hermes faces new gig economy legal challenge ...

04 May 2018

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hpcadmin

Hermes faces new gig economy legal challenge over worker rights A leading union is taking an employment tribunal case against ...

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AI

HR needs to introduce AI to boost productivit ...

20 Apr 2018

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hpcadmin

HR needs to introduce AI to boost productivity The House of Lords committee has recommended adopting technology would be tran ...

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DWP worker who received a warning for having ...

13 Apr 2018

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hpcadmin

DWP worker who received a warning for having an asthma attack at work wins £26,000   A worker who received a warning fro ...

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gender pay gap

Gender Pay Gap: Eight in ten organisations pa ...

05 Apr 2018

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hpcadmin

Gender Pay Gap: Eight in ten organisations pay their male staff more than females The deadlines for both private and public s ...

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EHRC

The EHRC reveals organisations will receive u ...

29 Mar 2018

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hpcadmin

The EHRC reveals organisations will receive unlimited fines for missing the gender pay deadline The Equality and Human Rights ...

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whistleblower

Whistleblower exposes Cambridge Analytica and ...

22 Mar 2018

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hpcadmin

Whistleblower exposes Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Facebook is facing criticism over how social media user’s data, was us ...

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tribunal

Employment tribunal claims increase by 90%

16 Mar 2018

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hpcadmin

Employment tribunal claims increase by 90% According to the new Ministry of Justice latest statistics, the abolishment of emp ...

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drugs

Drugs and alcohol policies in the workplace

08 Mar 2018

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hpcadmin

Drugs and alcohol policies in the workplace A British parliamentary committee has reported that former professional road and ...

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health

Employers need to create health and wellbeing ...

02 Mar 2018

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hpcadmin

Employers need to create health and wellbeing strategies for the future A new report by the British Safety Council (BSC) and ...

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harassment

Government launches inquiry into sexual haras ...

23 Feb 2018

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hpcadmin

Government launches inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace A government committee has revealed they are launching a ...

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internships

Government launches ‘crackdown’ on unpaid int ...

15 Feb 2018

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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

‘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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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hpcadmin

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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