11 Jun 2019

Recent decision on employer’s failure to make reasonable adjustments

Recent case highlights the importance of employers following their own policies when making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees.

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28 May 2019

Recent court case confirms employers must have systems to record how many hours a day an employee is working

Written by Brabners LLP   The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently confirmed that employers need to have systems in place that record the hours worked...

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15 May 2019

Latest EAT case on discrimination arising out of disability

Latest case confirms dismissal could be discriminatory despite employer not being aware of the employee’s disability until after the dismissal.

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29 Apr 2019

Case confirms candidates must be equally qualified before employers positively discriminate when recruiting

Brabners LLP looks at a case that reminds employers to ensure that candidates are equally qualified before positively discriminating in recruitment process.

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16 Apr 2019

Regulations require key information document to be provided

New legal changes will require employment businesses to provide work-seekers with a Key Information Document and extra assistance from Umbrella Companies is likely to be needed as a result.

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2 Apr 2019

EAT confirms an employee’s mistaken belief is not enough for her disability discrimination claim to succeed

Written by Brabners LLP In the recent case of iForce Ltd v Wood [2019], the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) confirmed that an individual did not suffer unfavourable treatment when she...

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18 Mar 2019

Personal injury damages available where employers fail to provide rest breaks

As you will know, working time is governed by the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR 1998”) and it applies to all workers (not just to employees). Under the WTR 1998,...

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5 Mar 2019

Surprising Court of Appeal decision on the Agency Workers Regulations

Written by Brabners LLP Important Court of Appeal Case gives an insight into how compensation is dealt with under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 where there is an equal pay...

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19 Feb 2019

ASDA Retail Staff Compare Terms to Distribution Workers for Equal Pay

Court of Appeal Confirms that ASDA’s Supermarket Retail Staff Can Compare Their Terms to more highly paid Distribution Workers in Equal Pay Case. Brabners LLP take a look at this...

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4 Feb 2019

Uber drivers confirmed as “workers” but the case could still continue

Employment Law Update from Brabners LLP: Court of Appeal Confirms that Uber Drivers are “Workers” but it isn’t over yet!

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22 Jan 2019

Case confirms providing a substitute does not prevent personal service and an employee relationship

Are the employment status tests outdated? Latest case reaffirms that providing a substitute does not prevent the existence of personal service and an employee relationship.

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8 Jan 2019

Good Work Plan boosts worker rights and abolishes Swedish Derogation

The Good Work Plan: Latest Government Reform boosts workers’ rights and confirms the end of the Swedish Derogation!

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