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UK: Whistleblowing: employers face uphill struggle to strike out claims for lack of “public interest”

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 A recent EAT ruling has highlighted that, in many cases, the prospects of striking out a whistleblowing claim at a preliminary hearing on the basis of…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Unfair dismissal: “taking a sickie” is gross misconduct

United Kingdom - April 29 2016 An employer can fairly dismiss for gross misconduct where it has a genuine and reasonable belief (after reasonable investigation) that an employee…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: What are my rights if my job is relocated due to a Brexit?

European Union, United Kingdom - April 28 2016 If your employer decides to relocate your job and you do not wish to relocate, this is likely to constitute a redundancy situation. You cannot…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Budget 2016: key announcements for employment law

United Kingdom - March 17 2016 The 2016 Budget delivered by the Chancellor on 16 March includes the following: From April 2018, the Government will tighten the scope of the income…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: April 2016 changes: tribunal compensation limits, national minimum wage, and tribunal rules

United Kingdom - March 17 2016 From 6 April 2016, the cap on the unfair dismissal compensatory award will increase from £78,335 to £78,962 and the cap on weekly pay (used to…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.

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