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Whistleblowing in the public interest

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered for the first time the meaning of 'in the public interest' in relation to public interest disclosures.

Posted 20th May 2015

What can employers expect from a Conservative Government

Now the dust has settled on the somewhat unexpected general election result we take a brief look at what employers can expect in the months and years to come.

Posted 13th May 2015

Commission and holiday pay case appealed

The solicitors acting for announced that British Gas has appealed the Lock decision which concluded that commission paid to Mr Lock should be included in the calculation of four weeks' of his holiday entitlement.

Posted 13th May 2015

April 2015 rate changes

The annual changes to rates and limits took place on 5 April and 6 April 2015.

Posted 6th April 2015

'Duty of Candour' introduced for Care Providers

The introduction of this duty applies to care providers from 1 April 2015.

Posted 2nd April 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are changing

The changes come into effect on 6 April 2015 – are you prepared?

Posted 2nd April 2015

Commission and holiday pay calculation

The long awaited decision from the employment tribunal in Lock v British Gas has been delivered.

Posted 25th March 2015

Employee’s admissions and dismissal

Even where an employee admits their part in misconduct investigation may still be necessary before a fair decision can be reached.

Posted 25th March 2015

The budget

A summary of the recent budget

Posted 25th March 2015

The right to be accompanied

Acas has revised it Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures in relation to reasonable requests to be accompanied.

Posted 25th March 2015

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