Employment Law Update │ March 2022

Employment law

Employment Law Update │ March 2022 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides an employment law update including cases around restrictive covenants, holiday pay and more. 1. Restrictive Covenants The High Court case of Law By Design (LDB) Ltd v Ali saw a non-competition restrictive covenant in a service agreement enforced, and a solicitor prevented… Continue reading

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Man Banned From Tribunal Service After Making Countless Vexatious Claims

Vexatious claims

Man Banned From Tribunal Service After Making Countless Vexatious Claims A serial claimant has received an infinite ban from the tribunal service after submitting over 40 vexatious claims against multiple companies. A “weaponisation of the ET process” The man, named as Mr D Taheri was handed a Restriction of Proceedings Order (RPO) of indefinite notice… Continue reading

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Managing Stress │ Health and Safety

Managing stress

Managing Stress │ Health and Safety In this month’s update, our H&S Consultant, Colin Jones discusses the importance of managing workplace stress in your business. “A Legal Duty to Protect Workers from Stress at Work” It goes without saying that for the majority of the working population, there seems to be a cautious optimism now… Continue reading

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Initiatives to Level Up Opportunities for Women Launched

Opportunities for Women

Initiatives to Level Up Opportunities for Women Launched The government has announced plans to open opportunities to women including pilot schemes to improve pay transparency and close salary gaps. Improving Opportunities for Women The plan by the minister for women, Baroness Stedman-Scott, launched on International Women’s Day (8 March) and has created a requirement for… Continue reading

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Businesses Call to Scrap National Insurance Rise

National Insurance

Businesses Call to Scrap National Insurance Rise The government is facing increasing pressure to delay the upcoming National insurance rise to help economic recovery. A trade body has warned that many firms will look to reconsider their hiring plans, creating issues for the UK’s post-pandemic economic recovery. Government should avoid ‘shooting businesses in the foot’… Continue reading

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