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Guidance on Income Payment Orders
Jason Freedman and Aziz Abdul successfully secured an Income Payments Order (“IPO”) on behalf of the Trustee in Bankruptcy.
Mental health awareness in the workplace - how to address the £30 billion problem
In the last few years we have seen an increase in the number of claims being made by employees due to mental health problems.
Communicate with care when employee on stress-related sick leave
Employers should tread cautiously when raising potential performance issues with an employee on sick leave with work-related stress.
Two cases on the “loose” causal connection to establish discrimination arising from disability - Ensure you have a defence
There have been two recent decisions from the EAT on the test to establish a claim of discrimination arising from a disability.
Age - Was an employer liable for direct age discrimination when PHI ceased at 60?
The EAT looked at whether an employer was liable for age discrimination when payments to an employee ceased when she reached 60
Knowledge of the decision-maker is key for establishing direct disability discrimination
Knowledge of the decision-maker is key for establishing direct disability discrimination - Gallop v Newport.
The Trade Union Act 2016 - What will the impact really be?
The Conservative party manifesto pledged to bring an end to “disruptive and undemocratic strike action”.
Government calls for evidence on whether “red tape” of non-compete clauses stifles innovation
Are employment rules stifling opportunities for start-ups and entrepreneurial businesses to innovate and grow?
What might Brexit mean for Employment Law?
23rd June 2016 is the date set for a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.
Why "pulling a sickie" is not a good idea
An employee who "pulls a sickie", would be considered "dishonest" and potentially in "fundamental breach of trust and confidence"
Disciplinary action for Christian proselytising not discriminatory
Debates over religion often become heated and the line between manifesting a belief and proselytising can be blurred.