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 Tribunal Fees

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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voluntary overtime

Voluntary overtime must be included in an emp ...

23 Aug 2017

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed payments ...

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Claire House

Claire House - Amazing climbs, cakes and zip ...

17 Aug 2017

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Claire House  - Amazing climbs, cakes, and zip wires Skydiving, conquering mountains and camping in the Grand Canyon, these a ...

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Employment Tribunal Fees

More surprising news has hit the screens of l ...

14 Aug 2017

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More surprising news has hit the screens of lawyers and HR Professionals relating to Employment Tribunals. The hot topic of c ...

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google gender bias

Gender Bias: Inclusion over cash – The import ...

10 Aug 2017

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Inclusion over cash – The importance of employers working to abolish gender bias Earlier in the week, a story surfaced regard ...

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gender discrimination

Discrimination: Job advert sparks outrage for ...

09 Aug 2017

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Discrimination: Job advert sparks outrage for only hiring ‘extremely attractive’ staff A recruitment website has been heavily ...

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work life balance

Work-life balance - Dad’s ‘silently strugglin ...

02 Aug 2017

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Dad’s ‘silently struggling with work-life balance’ Studies have shown that 76% of working dads want greater job responsibilit ...

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Rest day

The Right of the Employer to Choose the Weekl ...

01 Aug 2017

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The Right of the Employer to Choose the Weekly Rest Period Maio Marques de Rosa v Varzim Sol   In Britain under regulati ...

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flexible working

Flexible working - Why are employers shying a ...

27 Jul 2017

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Why are employers shying away from offering flexible working? This past Monday over 200,000 brits worked flexibly to usher in ...

339
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cyber attacks

UK businesses remain slow to understand the e ...

27 Jul 2017

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

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social media

Cyber snooping – Are employers breaching conf ...

19 Jul 2017

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Cyber snooping – Are employers breaching confidentiality laws by pre-screening candidate’s social media profiles? In today’s ...

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Apprenticeships

Equal opportunity employment – Education Secr ...

13 Jul 2017

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Equal opportunity employment – Education Secretary calls for more employers to offer work experience and apprenticeships &nbs ...

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Direct sex discrimination: employer providing ...

12 Jul 2017

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Direct sex discrimination: employer providing shared parental pay at less favourable rate compared to maternity pay (Ali v Ca ...

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Skill Gap

Post-Leave Britain and the Skills' Gap

06 Jul 2017

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Post-Leave Britain and the Skills' Gap   A recent report by those bean-counters at Deloitte found that the UK remains an ...

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Employers

STRIKING A BALANCE - interests of employers a ...

06 Jul 2017

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STRIKING A BALANCE - interests of employers and privacy expectations of employees The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has pub ...

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Temperature

Is there a maximum workplace temperature what ...

06 Jul 2017

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Is there a maximum workplace temperature what employees cannot work beyond? In one of our latest blog posts, click here to re ...

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graduate

More graduates feeling under-used

05 Jul 2017

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More graduates feeling under-used According to the UK University Graduate Employment Study, by Accenture Strategy, 71% of rec ...

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Preparation

Government sets out proposed 'settled status' ...

04 Jul 2017

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Government sets out proposed 'settled status' for EU citizens   The Conservative government have formally outlined their ...

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confidence managers

Research finds UK business leadership not up ...

03 Jul 2017

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Research finds UK business leadership not up to scratch According to annual research by Willis Towers Watson, less than half ...

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Brexit

Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU na ...

29 Jun 2017

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Report finds that UK manufacturers need EU nationals in their workforce A report by manufacturers’ organisation EEF have foun ...

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Queen's speech

Queen’s Speech 2017: Changes to company board ...

28 Jun 2017

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Queen’s Speech 2017: Changes to company boards absent A promise in the Conservative Party’s manifesto to increase employee re ...

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