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Changes to statutory sick pay, maternity, paternity and adoption pay for 2012

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2012

On 9 April 2012, Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Additional Paternity, Adoption Pay and Maternity Allowance will increase from £128.73 to £135.45 per week

Compulsory retirement at 65 can be proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2010

In Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes, Mr Seldon was a partner in a law firm and was compulsorily retired on 31 December 2006, the end of the year in which he reached 65

Worker on sick leave may carry over holiday into next leave year

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2010

In Shah v First West Yorkshire Limited, an employment tribunal held that an employee whose pre-arranged holiday coincided with a period of sick leave should be allowed to carry over that leave entitlement to the following holiday year

Employee lawfully dismissed for breakdown in trust and confidence

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 13 2011

Mr Ezsias was a surgeon employed by North Glamorgan NHS Trust

Written notice of termination cannot be retracted easily

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

Where an employer gives an employee clear notice of termination it cannot then be retracted on the basis that it was premature or a mistake

Review of employment law under Government’s ‘Red Tape Challenge'

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2011

Employment law and surrounding regulations are up for discussion as part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge

Government commissions survey of employers on default retirement age

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2009

The Government has brought forward its review of the default retirement age of 65

New right to request time off work for training

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2009

New legislation which gives employees the right to request time off for training is expected to be introduced in April 2010

Increased protection for disabled people in the Equality Bill

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2010

The Equality Bill has now completed its report stage and had its third reading in the House of Commons

Protection of female employees during IVF treatment

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2010

In Sahota v Home Office, the EAT has confirmed that female employees undergoing IVF treatment are 'protected' under the Sex Discrimination Act in a similar way to pregnant employees shortly before, during and for 14 days after an implantation