9 Oct 2018

Latest case reaffirms need for employees to prove disability

Latest Employment Appeal Tribunal case confirms that employees must prove disability in disability discrimination claims, but reminds employers of the need to fully explore health issues.

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26 Sep 2018

A reminder for employers to be wary of unclear resignations

Written by Brabners LLP A reminder for employers to be wary of unclear resignations! (East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Levy UKEAT/0232/17) Case law confirms that an employee’s...

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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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6 Jun 2018

Do you use Zero Hours Contracts?

Written by Brabners LLP Who can workers/employees on these contracts compare themselves with for discrimination purposes? In most discrimination claims, the claimant must have a comparator who they can compare...

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23 May 2018

Workers to become entitled to itemised statements

On 6 April 2019, the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement (Amendment (No.2) Order 2018 (the ‘Order’) will come into force and amend the Employment Rights Act 1996. Brabners...

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