Employment law

TUPE service provision change: manager not part of organised grouping of employees

TUPE service provision change: tribunal’s reasoning flawed on assigning manager to organised grouping of employees

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an employment tribunal’s judgment was flawed when...

Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander. Photo: REX/ZUMA

Returning public-sector executives to have to repay redundancy sums

28 Oct 2014

Highly paid public-sector executives who receive redundancy payments only to return to work within a year will need to repay...

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Fathers – and mothers – will be able to take discontinuous shared parental leave from 2015.

Discontinuous shared parental leave: your questions answered

27 Oct 2014

Shared parental leave does not have to be taken in one consecutive block; employees can stop and start their leave....

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Tribunal watch: Long-serving agency worker replaced by potentially redundant employee

27 Oct 2014

Agency workers have the right to be informed of relevant vacancies in the organisation to which they are assigned. But...

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Shared parental leave and pay: how much will it cost?

21 Oct 2014

Employers reviewing policies in the run-up to the introduction of shared parental leave and pay must make a key decision...

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Shared parental leave will be available for parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015

Shared parental leave: preparing for the new right (webinar)

21 Oct 2014

Tuesday 4 November 2014, 2:00pm GMT
Shared parental leave and pay will be available to eligible parents of babies due...

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Civil service fathers to receive same parental leave and pay as mothers

20 Oct 2014

Fathers working in the civil service who want to share parental leave will be entitled to the same benefits and...

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Tribunal watch: employee liability information omission on TUPE transfer leads to £65,500 award

20 Oct 2014

On a TUPE transfer, what employee liability information on potential employment tribunal claims from transferring staff does the transferor have...

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Staff misconduct: how to spot bad eggs

Staff misconduct: how leaders can spot bad eggs

14 Oct 2014

With extreme cases of staff misconduct having hit the headlines lately, how can leaders create an environment of trust and...

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Acas launches shared parental leave guidance - Jo Swinson, business minister

Acas launches new guide to shared parental leave

14 Oct 2014

The conciliation service Acas has today published a new guide to shared parental leave (SPL).
It aims to help employers...

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Sex discrimination against men: 10 ways employers could fall foul of equality laws

Sex discrimination against men: 10 ways employers could fall foul

13 Oct 2014

Employers are used to spotting the warning signs of potential claims of sex discrimination against women. But what about sex discrimination claims from men?

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Pay freeze upheld despite verbal assurance that increases were automatic

Pay freeze upheld despite verbal assurance that increases were automatic

13 Oct 2014

An employee who successfully claimed for arrears for “automatic” pay increases...

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NHS to Prospect Housing TUPE transfer

Tribunal watch: TUPE transfer leads to pay cut for care workers

13 Oct 2014

The TUPE transfer of care staff from the NHS to Prospect Housing and Support Services resulted in unlawful variations to...

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Tribunal fees judicial review to be heard this month

7 Oct 2014

The new judicial review of the lawfulness of the Government’s introduction of employment tribunal fees will be heard later this...

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Serial litigant who brought 30 employment cases in four years banned from tribunal claims. Photo: morebyless

Serial litigant who brought 30 employment cases in four years banned from tribunal claims

7 Oct 2014

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) granted a restriction of proceedings order preventing the submission...

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