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An uplift in compensation in discrimination AND redundancy cases?

So, how many of you are familiar with the power that a Tribunal has in relation to compensation if it is found that the employer has failed to follow the Acas Code?  Quite a few hands will go up – they can uplift between 5-25% depending on the severity of the failure...
How to conduct disciplinary and grievance investigations

How to conduct disciplinary and grievance investigations

This online event looks at what steps you need to take in order to undertake a fair and thorough internal investigation. Whether it is for a disciplinary issue or a grievance, many internal processes rely heavily on a good quality investigation having taken place. ...

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Employment Law Update 24 May 2022

Employment Law Update 24 May 2022

In this session we take a look at recent developments in Employment Law. What will you learn at the event? An opportunity to get up to date with what is happening in the world of Employment Law. Date: Tuesday 24 May 2022. Timings. The event will start at 9.30am and...

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Employment status in the spotlight (again)!

Employment status in the spotlight (again)!

It seems that it wasn’t just the Easter Bunny, who has been busy over the Easter break.  So has the London Central Employment Tribunal, who have issued their Judgement on employment status of Postmasters. Those of you who know me, will know how much I like the topic...

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Covid: the next chapter for employers

Covid: the next chapter for employers

In this post, we look at the recent changes made by the Government to the Covid restrictions and how they affect employers. What are the changes? • From 24 February 2022, the legal requirement to self-isolate following a positive test will end. • The provisions for...

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Reforming IR35 already?

Put your hand up if you love IR35? No? Just me then! For some of you, you won’t have been caught, but for medium and large private sector businesses, you have been living in the world of IR35 for almost a year now. Those in the public sector, even longer. If you have...

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Serial grievance raiser got his comeuppance

Serial grievance raiser got his comeuppance

It is a new year and we are really pleased to bring you a touch of good news from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), that may well empower employers when they face disruptive and difficult employees, who seek to abuse the Company complaints and grievance process....

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Clarification on mental health disabilities

Clarification on mental health disabilities

You may or may not know that the number of Employment Tribunal claims is rapidly on the rise.  In our experience a lot of these new claims tend to be more complex.  In particular discrimination claims. With mental health related issues unfortunately also being on the...

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How to conduct a disciplinary process with employees

How to conduct a disciplinary process with employees

In this session we take a look at how to conduct a disciplinary process with an employee. This will include: A look at the basic law involved and the risks of not complying with it. How to conduct an investigation. How to conduct the disciplinary hearing. What factors...

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