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Quango fandango

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2010

The UK Government has announced that 192 UK quangos will be abolished, with a further 118 taxpayer-funded agencies to be merged

Tough employment challenges for the public sector

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2010

Over the coming months, public sector organisations will be facing tough challenges

Civil Service Compensation Scheme reformed

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2011

The Government has announced reforms to the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, which sets out the terms of compulsory and voluntary redundancy for civil servants

Dress codes and hairstyles could your policy be discriminatory?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 21 2011

In a well publicised decision relevant to all employers with dress codes, the High Court has ruled in the case of SG v St Gregory’s Catholic Science College, that a blanket, unwavering, policy of not allowing a “cornrows” hairstyle on male pupils, with no exceptions, could be considered indirect race discrimination, which could be justified if the ban were a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim, but was not on the facts of the case

State legislative update 2008

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 2 2008

The following new laws either were passed during the 2008 Legislative session, which ended on May 19, 2008, or will be effective in the year 2008

Government acts to reform trade union facility time in the Civil Service

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2012

The Government has confirmed that it is taking action following its review of the level, frequency and cost of trade union facility time in the Civil Service

UK HR ebrief - Advocate-General concludes contractual rights are not fixed at the point of transfer

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2013

The Advocate-General has issued his Opinion in the keenly awaited decision of the European Court in the case of Parkwood Leisure v Alemo-Herron today

Local authority fine for grass mower incident

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2008

In June 2008, Medway Council were fined £75k plus £6,761 costs following breaches of s2(1) HSW Act, Regulation 3(1)(a) Management of Health & Safety At Work Regulations 1999 and Regulation 11(1) Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Religious and sexual orientation discrimination

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2008

The recent Employment Tribunal decision of the registrar who successfully claimed discrimination against her employer on the grounds that requiring her to participate in civil partnership services was against her orthodox Christian belief has highlighted some of the issues which arise in relation to discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief

Playing with fire

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2013

Do the Fire Services as employers owe duties under health and safety regulations or at common law, or does a 'fireground immunity' exist? These