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Worker Rights for Pimlico Plumber

Meredith Hurst Thursday, June 14, 2018

The highest court in the UK has handed down a significant decision on the ever-present question of worker status.

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Is Shared Parental Leave a ‘sham’ of equality?

Meredith Hurst Friday, May 18, 2018

After the decision of the EAT in Capita Customer Management v Ali & Another, should we feel pessimistic about Shared Parental Leave as a vehicle for equality?

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Getting the Right Reason for Dismissal: Sekander v Rocketmill

Meredith Hurst Monday, April 16, 2018

One of the key elements of a fair dismissal is making sure the employee is dismissed for a potentially fair reason. That reason must also be the true reason for the dismissal – choosing the ‘wrong’ reason for dismissal can lead to problems down the line, as demonstrated in Sekander v Rocketmill, a case in which the employer dismissed for gross misconduct, when the real reason was the employee’s performance.

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Trends in Employment Tribunals

Meredith Hurst Friday, April 13, 2018

8 months on, we look at the impact of the decision that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful. We also update on the latest changes in employment law.

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Making Reasonable Adjustments in every case

Meredith Hurst Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Even the most pro-active equal opportunities employer should resist the temptation to rest on its laurels when it comes to disability discrimination and making reasonable adjustments.

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