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Employees on long term sick leave must request annual leave if they are to be paid for it

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2011

If an employee is absent from work on long term sick leave they still accrue annual leave

Unfair dismissal: knowledge of employee was not imputed to employer

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 8 2011

Mr Orr, who was of Jamaican origin, was subject to disciplinary proceedings for two incidents

Discrepancy between actual reason for dismissal and the reason given for defending a claim may be permitted if it does not prejudice the claimant

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2011

Mr Screene was dismissed by Seatwave on grounds of misconduct after he failed to spot a serious fraud

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

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Sick notes to be replaced with ‘fit notes’

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 9 2009

A consultation titled "Reforming the medical statement" is underway

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