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Holiday pay: British Gas to appeal Lock tribunal commission judgment

Law firm Eversheds has announced that it has lodged an appeal on behalf of British Gas against the employment tribunal...
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Definition of disability: guidance on exclusion of “tendency to physically abuse”

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the upper tribunal in a special educational needs case provides guidance on the exclusion...

Age discrimination webinar: How well is your organisation coping with the age discrimination rules?

Age discrimination webinar: traps for the unwary

Wednesday 20 May 2015, 2:00pm BST
It is all too easy for unsuspecting employers to fall foul of age discrimination...

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Should employees be incentivised for leading healthy lifestyles?

Research suggests that employee incentives, such as discounts on leisure activities or wellness-related items, can encourage healthier lifestyles.

Eleven former BT workers received undisclosed amounts from BT following a "bungled" redundancy exercise. Photo: Kevin Foy/REX

Tribunal watch: Flawed redundancy consultation with BT staff

An employment tribunal has awarded compensation to the former employees of a BT subsidiary for the failure to carry out...

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ECJ’s clarification of “establishment” in redundancy consultations is good news for employers

A decision has finally been reached in the long-running Woolworths redundancy...

What FAQs did HR tune into last month?

Top 10 HR questions in April 2015: TUPE

Employers often want to harmonise terms and conditions if they inherit employees as a result of a TUPE transfer. Are...

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Global HR: five key issues when harmonising employment law

As organisations expand internationally, they should consider how employment law across different jurisdictions is a key part of global HR...

Flexible working

How flexible working arrangements vary around the globe

International governments are offering employees increasing rights to request flexible working arrangements, as organisations see that family and work can...

US-UK-HR-similariities

Transatlantic trends: HR in the US vs the UK

Given the huge disparities in the levels of maternity pay and annual leave, UK professionals could be forgiven for thinking...

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