October 2018 bulletin

  • When is notice not notice?
  • Establishing disability
  • Post TUPE variation of contract
  • New ACAS guidance on employee references
  • Limiting Discrimination claims
  • Time away from work with pay for parents who lose a child
  • Disability discrimination

September 2018 bulletin

  • Unfair dismissal – appeals against dismissal
  • Statutory notice and continuity of employment
  • Philosophical belief discrimination
  • Caste discrimination
  • National minimum wage and ‘sleeping in’
  • Discrimination arising from disability and part time working

August 2018 bulletin

  • Reputation dismissals
  • Criminal conduct
  • Public-facing roles
  • Safeguarding roles
  • Social Media and Activities Outside work
  • Negative reviews

July 2018 bulletin

  • Self-employed or Worker?
  • Employee status and ‘umbrella’ contracts
  • ACAS guidance on overtime
  • Whistleblowing – protected disclosures
  • Disciplinary action for high sickness absence
  • Does misconduct have to be ‘gross’?
  • Procedural unfair dismissal – right to appeal

June 2018 bulletin

  • Constructive dismissal – imposing a pay cut
  • Variations of contract
  • Extension of time to lodge an employment tribunal claim
  • Discrimination on the grounds of religion and race
  • Payslips
  • Discrimination arising from disability

May 2018 bulletin

  • Shared Parental Leave – indirect discrimination
  • Claim struck out for speaking to journalist during evidence
  • Giving references
  • Notice of termination
  • Bringing tribunal claims without the correct information
  • Constructive dismissal – the last straw

April 2018 bulletin

  • Dismissal of pregnant employee
  • Ignorance of employment rights
  • Disability discrimination – definition of cancer
  • Expectation to work long hours
  • Redundancy bumping
  • Duty to disclose relationships

March 2018 bulletin

  • Collective consultation
  • Annual changes to national minimum wage and tribunal awards
  • Changes to payments in lieu of notice on termination
  • Knowledge of disability
  • Equal treatment for agency workers
  • Working Time

February 2018 bulletin

  • Refusing to work in protest
  • Surveillance cameras at work
  • Renewal of fixed term contract
  • Detriment for blowing the whistle
  • Settlement discussions
  • New data protection regime

January 2018 bulletin

  • White lies – a false reason for dismissal
  • Whistleblowing
  • Right to work documents
  • Investigations
  • Weekly rest period
  • Criminal conviction for failure to give pension