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Inadequate investigation into misconduct with serious consequences for the employee

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 17 2010

In Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan the claimant, a nurse from the Philippines, was alleged to have abused a patient in a number of ways

Indemnity in compromise agreement did not cover criminal proceedings

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2012

A compromise agreement signed by Andy Coulson when he left his position of Editor at the News of the World indemnified Mr Coulson against the legal costs of him “having to defend, or appear in, any administrative, regulatory, judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings as a result of his having been Editor of the News of the World.”

Guidance on fairness in job references

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2011

Employers have a duty of care when providing a reference for a former employee

Payment in lieu of holiday accrued during sick leave

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 6 2010

In Khan v Martin McColl, Mr Khan had two weeks' accrued unused holiday from 2007, which he carried forward into the 2008 leave year

12-month post-termination non-solicitation clause too long to be enforceable

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 17 2010

In Associated Foreign Exchange Ltd v International Foreign Exchange (UK) Ltd and Another the High Court held that there was insufficient evidence that a restriction of 12 months went no further than was reasonably necessary to protect an employer's legitimate business interests

National Minimum Wage increase

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2011

Since 1 October 2011, the new National Minimum Wage (NMW) is as follows

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

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Protection of female employees during IVF treatment

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Guidance on government’s voluntary equality reporting framework

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2011

The Government has started a voluntary equality reporting and analysis initiative designed to help businesses identify and act on gender inequality