Legal Q&A

Information and consultation draft regulations

9 Mar 2004

The Government has issued draft regulations entitled The Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2005, designed to encourage greater communication...

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Paying the price for hurt feelings

2 Mar 2004

There is a new reality facing many employers following the ruling in Dunnachie v Kingston upon Hull City Council, which...

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‘Work rage’

17 Feb 2004

Q I’ve heard about ‘work rage’ – is it for real? A Yes. The latest British Crime Survey by the...

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Seconding an employee abroad

3 Feb 2004

Q I am thinking of seconding an employee abroad, what sort of issues do I need to consider? A There...

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Data Protection Act and criminal conduct

27 Jan 2004

Recent use of the Data Protection Act to justify the shortcomings of Humberside Constabulary and British Gas has given rise...

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Political beliefs

20 Jan 2004

Q The Home Secretary has called for the police to automatically disqualify members of the British National Party from becoming...

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The hidden dangers of the ‘golden goodbye’

13 Jan 2004

Q How safe is it to offer compromise agreements? A It is commonly held that giving a worker genuine options...

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Information and Consultation Directive

20 May 2003

By Fraser Younson, vice-president, Employment Lawyers Association

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