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Tribunal watch: Female prosecutors could get £1m following equal pay win

The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) in Northern Ireland could have to pay 15 female prosecutors up to £1 million after…


Top 10 HR questions in February 2014

4 Mar 2014

In a new regular column, we bring you the most popular frequently asked questions on XpertHR. Last month, employers were…

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Think twice before refusing enhanced redundancy payments

29 Jan 2014

Making employees redundant is often an expensive business. Without a firm understanding of whether or not those employees who have…

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Employment law: 10 cases to look out for in 2014

3 Jan 2014

We round up 10 of the significant legal decisions expected in 2014.

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Legal Q&A: Redundancy and employees with disabilities

30 Oct 2013

Redundancies are rarely straightforward and, if it involves a disabled employee, your standard procedures may need to be adjusted. Akshay…

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Making redundancies in your organisation (webinar)

9 Oct 2013

Available on demand
In this free webinar, employment lawyer and XpertHR contributing author Laurie Anstis takes employers through the redundancy…

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Five ways HR can support ‘survivor’ employees during redundancies

27 Sep 2013

It is well recognised that work plays an important role in providing employees with a structure as well as a…

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Government wins right to appeal Woolworths collective redundancies decision

13 Sep 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has been granted permission to appeal this summer’s judgment by the Employment Appeal Tribunal…

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Failure to inform and consult on redundancies while insolvent

28 Aug 2013

AEI Cables Ltd v GMB and othersIn DLA Piper’s case of the week, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the…

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What the Usdaw v Woolworths redundancy consultation case means for employers

29 Jul 2013

The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruling on what constitutes “one establishment” when making 20 or more redundancies is being seen…

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Redundancy pools: Who should an employer include in the redundancy selection process?

25 Jul 2013

Redundancy pools: Who should the employer include in the redundancy selection process? Deciding who should and should not be included…

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Legal opinion: Can redundancy selection be too objective?

26 Jun 2013

Can redundancy selection ever be too objective? Yes it can, according to the case of Mental Health Care (UK) Ltd…

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Tribunal claims for redundancy consultation failures leap by 39%

20 Jun 2013

Tribunals Service statistics released today have shown a 39% jump in the number of employment tribunal claims received for failure…

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Legal opinion: Redundancy consultation under the threat of insolvency

3 Jun 2013

Employers facing urgent and large-scale redundancy programmes often complain that their obligation to collectively consult under the Trade Union and…

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Redundancy consultations: a 60-minute guide for employers (webinar)

3 May 2013

Wednesday 8 May 2013, 2:00pm BST.The law recognises that redundancies will cause employees great distress and accordingly requires employers to…

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