Employment News

Any cases to be aware of? September 2018

The case of Mr Doy v Clays Limited considers inconsistent treatment of employees and, in particular, the fairness of an employee’s dismissal. Mr Doy had worked for Clays Limited since 2004 on a casual basis, working 1,695 hours a year and received...

Tier 2 Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship

The Tier 2 cap forms part of the government’s point-based approach to controlling net migration. It relates to certificates of sponsorship which are applied for by UK employers looking to bring in non-EU skilled workers. These are limited to 20,700...

Any cases to be aware of? August 2018

The cases of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) 2018 EWCA Civ 1641 consider the issue of sleep-in workers and national minimum wage.  In both cases, care workers were employed to...

Any cases to be aware of? June 2018

Mr Mbubaegbu v Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust City of York Council v Grosset There are two particularly interesting cases that I would like to draw your attention to this month. One considers the dismissal of an employee with a...

Business immigration - May 2018

When "suitable" is better than "best" Advertising requirements for RLMT are changing Does this affect your sponsor duties in relation to the RLMT? ‘Cap’ on Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship When...

Any new cases to be aware of? May 2018

There are two cases that I would like to draw to your attention this month.  Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood 2018 Thornjorn Selstad Thue v The Norwegian Government E-19/16 Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS...

What's new February 2018? Taylor report, working time regulations, fixed-term contracts and more...

What's new this month? We kicked the new year off with the first round of HR Breakfast Club sessions looking at the GDPR which is coming into force in May 2018. Thank you to those of you that attended. The next round of HR Breakfast Club sessions will...

What's new January 2018? The GDPR, whistleblowing and disclosure of confidential data and more...

What's new this month? We hope you all had a lovely break over the festive period and are feeling refreshed and energised as we head into 2018!  What new challenges will be faced as we head into the new year? Many commentators are suggesting...

What's new December 2017? Paid holiday, protected conversations and more...

What's new this month? As we head into the festive period and countdown to the end of another busy year, we were delighted to team up with The One Group for one final time for 2017 to present on the very topical issue of Sexual Harassment in the...

What's new November 2017? Protected disclosure, automatic unfair dismissal, indirect discrimination and more...

What's new this month? We were delighted to be invited by Point Recruitment to provide an employment law update to their clients on case law decisions over the last 12 months and changes on the horizon for 2018. We hope those who attended enjoyed the...
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