Sue Nickson

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Legal Q&A: stress-related absences

31 Oct 2008

In light of a recent ruling, employers are more likely to find they are liable for injury caused by work-related...

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One to watch…Reducing accidents at work

15 Jun 2008

The European Parliament has adopted a five-year strategy to reduce accidents at work by 25%. It is estimated that one...

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Employment law reforms in China improve workers’ lot

18 Dec 2007

The Chinese government has been focusing on reforms that will sig­nificantly affect the national employment law. The most relevant piece...

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Legal Q&A Age regulations

6 Jun 2006

Q Can we still run a graduate recruitment scheme after the ageism laws come into force on 1 October 2006?

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Transfer ruling encourages responsibility

14 Feb 2006

Transferring staff will no longer equate to transferring responsibility for consultation

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Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations

29 Mar 2005

Legal Q & A From Xperthr - Sue Nickson of Hammonds looks at the issues around working on the road

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Dress codes in the workplace

14 Sep 2004

What measures can employers take to monitor employees’ choice of outfits for work?
The rights of employees to dress as...

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Are part-time workers entitled to holiday?

27 Jul 2004

Part-time workers are entitled to paid holiday under both the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) and the PTW regulations. Under...

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What key legislation protects part-time staff?

27 Jul 2004

What key legislation protects part-time staff?
Part-time staff are essentially protected under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment)...

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If full-timers get private medical insurance and company cars, should they be offered to part-timers?

27 Jul 2004

Under the PTW regulations, part-time workers should given the same access to benefits as their comparable full-time colleagues on a...

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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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Information and Consultation Directive

20 May 2003

By Fraser Younson, vice-president, Employment Lawyers Association

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