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UK: Discipline: raising non-urgent or trivial concerns while an employee is on stress-related sick leave may amount to constructive dismissal

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 Employers should consider carefully whether it is necessary to raise disciplinary concerns with an employee while they are absent on stress-related…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: New resources: apprentices, minimum wages, earnings attachments, sex discrimination

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 ACAS has published a guide to help employers manage and support apprentices and young workers, and a guide to help combat sex discrimination in the…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


Religious discrimination: discipline for trying to convert a junior colleague was not unlawful

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 A recent EAT ruling makes clear that, while disciplinary sanction for manifesting a religious belief is unlawful, an employer can lawfully discipline…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Staff handbooks: absence management procedure trigger was apt for incorporation; need to retain historic versions of electronic handbooks

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 Employers may wish to review their staff handbooks and, in particular, what is included in any section expressly stated to be contractual to the…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Restrictive covenants: BIS call for evidence; EAT ruling confirms unreasonable restraints cannot be bought

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 As part of an initiative to develop a National Innovation Plan to help make Britain the most attractive place in Europe to start up new businesses…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.

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