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August 2017 Employment Highlights

Working time and time off. Advocate General Sharpston has given an opinion on whether time spent on “stand-by” duty is working time. It is for member states to determine whether the quality of time spent on stand-by duty is undermined to such a degree by any restrictions imposed by the […]

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July 2017 Employment Highlights

This is a little bit late! but I’ve added as it refers to the abolition of Tribunal fees. Employment tribunals. In a momentous decision, the Supreme Court declared that employment tribunal and EAT fees are unlawful under domestic and EU Law. The Court quashed the Employment Tribunals and the Employment […]

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Hung parliament could ‘open a can of worms’ for HR

We’ve had our snap general election and we now have the result. So what does this mean from an HR perspective? The article below was published today in People Management magazine. Promise of ‘greatest expansion of workers’ rights in history’ now in question, says employment law expert […]

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December Employment Highlights

In a timely decision for anyone whose holiday season is not complete without a discussion of the legal pitfalls of Christmas parties, the High Court has held that a company was not vicariously liable when the managing director assaulted an employee during a drinking session after the […]

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October Employment Highlights

Is the process of Brexit becoming clearer? The Prime Minister announced Article 50 would not be triggered before the end of March 2017and the House of Commons library published a newbriefing paper on the employment law implications of Brexit. For more information on the process of Brexit […]

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