4 Dec 2018

New framework released for reporting disability, mental health and wellbeing

Government releases new voluntary reporting framework for disability, mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. Brabners LLP takes a closer look.

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19 Nov 2018

British Airways case re-affirms part-time workers rights

Employment law experts, Brabners LLP looks at the British Airways case that confirms part-time workers have the right not to be treated less favourably but leaves some questions unanswered for...

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6 Nov 2018

Latest case confirms harassment claims are fact sensitive and be mindful of office banter

Brabners LLP examine the recent case of Evans v Xactly which confirms harassment claims are highly fact-sensitive and level of “office banter” can be relevant.

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23 Oct 2018

Re-arrange Disciplinary Hearings where Companions are unavailable

Written by Brabners LLP As you will know, when dealing with misconduct by a member of staff, it is important to make sure that a fair procedure is followed. Otherwise,...

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11 Sep 2018

‘Zero-hours’ employee deemed to be agency worker due to nature of assignment

Brabners LLP provides an important update on the case Brooknight Guarding Limited v Matei - ‘Zero-hours’ employee deemed to be agency worker due to nature of assignment.

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29 Aug 2018

Unfair Dismissal Legal Update

Brabners LLP advise claimants to beware as recent legal case confirms that unfair dismissal time limit does not automatically extend to the next working day when it expires on a...

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15 Aug 2018

Gender pay gap reporting update

Written by Brabners LLP Get up to speed with the latest recommendations from BEIS on employer compliance with gender pay gap reporting! You may remember that there was extensive media...

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31 Jul 2018

Government provides its view on whether ‘caste’ should be a protected characteristic

Written by Brabners LLP Under employment law, an individual who has been treated less favourably can bring a claim for unlawful discrimination in certain circumstances.  In order to bring a...

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18 Jul 2018

Court of Appeal ruling provides much needed relief for care providers whose workers do ‘sleep-ins’

The long-awaited Court of Appeal ruling in MenCap v Tomlinson-Blake has been made and its good news for employers whose workers do ‘sleep-ins’.

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5 Jul 2018

Important EAT Case Update – Afzal v East London Pizza Limited t/a Dominos Pizza

Check out this important case update, which confirms that employers should still provide a right of appeal to former employees who are dismissed for failure to prove right to work.

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20 Jun 2018

Changing terms and conditions of employment- be careful!

“If I change my employees’ terms and conditions and they don’t complain, does that mean that they have accepted the changes?” Brabners LLP looks at a recent case.

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13 Jun 2018

FCSA reacts to landmark employment status case

In the landmark employment status case, Mr Gary Smith vs Pimlico Plumbers, the Supreme Court concludes that the heating engineer was a worker and not self-employed. Read FCSA’s response.

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