December 2018 Newsletter

It’s the time of year that we naturally reflect on the past 12 months and think about the year ahead. I looked back at the newsletter that I sent this time last year – and Brexit was mentioned then too. At the time of writing, this is

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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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Christmas Party Season – how to get through it!

It’s usual for employers to want to show their appreciation for their employees’ hard work, and organising a party at which food and drink are laid on is the traditional way of thanking staff. But employers need to be careful or they risk having to deal with employee relations nightmares – a few simple steps can help!

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