28 Mar 2018

Supreme Court Casts Doubts Over the Future of the “Burchell” test in Unfair Dismissal Cases involving Misconduct.

Brabners LLP ask, "Is there now going to be a change to how those cases are dealt with by the courts?".

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13 Mar 2018

Employment Tribunals: Increase to awards and individual claims being brought

Find out more about the new employment tribunal fee limited that are due to apply from 6 April 2018.

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27 Feb 2018

Worker Rights: upcoming changes to itemised payslips

Brabners LLP looks at the two new Orders that were placed before Parliament which is set to change the itemised payslip requirements for businesses engaging workers.

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14 Feb 2018

Government responds to Matthew Taylor’s Review of Modern Working Practices with proposals and numerous consultations

A look at the four consultations announced by the government in response to the Taylor Review.

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31 Jan 2018

Case Update – ECHR finds that covert surveillance cameras breach employees’ privacy rights

Reflecting on the Lopez Ribalda and others vs Spain case, Brabners LLP considers this in the context of UK data protection law when using camera surveillance in the workplace.

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16 Jan 2018

Compensatory rest break for workers – EAT confirms it must be an uninterrupted 20 minutes

A look at a recent case where the EAT considered whether the compensatory 20-minute rest break has to be taken in one uninterrupted period, or whether it could be taken...

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20 Dec 2017

Dismissal unfair where employee could not provide right to work documents

EAT find the dismissal of an employee was unfair as employee was not subject to immigration control but with no documentation evidencing his Right to work in UK.

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5 Dec 2017

Holiday Pay Update

ECJ’s findings support holiday accrual rolling over indefinitely and being paid for on termination where a worker has been deterred from taking their paid holiday.

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21 Nov 2017

Uber – the appeal verdict is in, and it’s not good news for Uber!

Brabners LLP take a look at Ubers lost appeal to have the tribunal decision which classified two Uber drivers as workers overturned.

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8 Nov 2017

Fairness of a Dismissal: Evidence of the Decision Maker’s Motivation and Knowledge is key!

Recent case confirms that the fairness of a dismissal should be judged by what the decision-maker knew at the time of the decision and not what they should have known....

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25 Oct 2017

Employer investigations

The case of NHS 24 v Pillar considered whether it had been unfair for an investigation into an employee’s misconduct to include earlier incidents of misconduct that had not resulted...

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10 Oct 2017

Worker or Self Employed? The Gig Economy Battle Continues

Brabners LLP looks at two recent cases which address the issue of Worker vs Self Employed as the battle continues in the gig economy.

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