March 2019 bulletin

  • Age discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Family leave pay increases
  • Religious discrimination
  • Working time records

February 2019 bulletin

  • The Good Work Plan
  • Disability discrimination
  • Data protection
  • Whistleblowing and defamation
  • Changes to online ‘right to work’ checks
  • Consultation on extending redundancy protection

January 2019 bulletin

  • Are Uber drivers workers?
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Part-time workers’ pay
  • Redundancy trial periods
  • Dismissal for long term sickness
  • Holiday pay

November 2018 bulletin

  • Harassment
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Vicarious liability
  • Whistleblowing
  • The ‘Gay Cake’ case
  • Consultation on reforming employment law hearings

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