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Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair

Do employees have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2011

Not if they work for a private sector employer

Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?

To what extent does TUPE constitute a defence to an equal pay claim?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2011

TUPE and equal pay, possibly the two employment issues that employers dread most!

Employer liable to ex-employee for negligent email

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 17 2011

It is well established that employers must be careful about what they say about ex-employees when giving references

What’s coming into force in October 2011?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 13 2011

The key employment law changes taking place on 1 October 2011 are these

Tax treatment of post-P45 termination payments

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 25 2011

As the law currently stands, if an employer makes a termination payment to an employee after the P45 has been issued, and the payment is taxable (in whole or in part), it is required to deduct tax at basic rate only

Justice done or just seen to be done?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2011

This month, a faintly unsettling case about the importance of justice being seen to be done, seemingly regardless of whether it actually is

New National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October 2011

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2011

Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the National Minimum Wage rates that will apply from 1 October 2011:The adult rate (for workers aged 21 and over) will increase by 15p from £5

No way back after premature dismissal letter

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

In the vast majority of cases it should be obvious whether an employee has been dismissed or resigned