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Right to legal representation at disciplinary hearings
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in G v X School, confirming that Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights requires that an employee should be allowed legal representation at a disciplinaryappeal meeting in circumstances where his profession is threatened


Whistle blowing claims: important change
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has clarified its proposals to give employment tribunals the power to pass on whistle blowing (Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998) allegations to a prescribed regulator


Election result threatens paternity developments
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

The Government has previously announced that, from April 2011, mums will be able to transfer some of their maternity leave to the father


Paid holiday: loss of entitlement
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

In Lyons v MITIE Security, the EAT has confirmed that leave not taken at the end of a leave year can be lost by workers if the employee has not given notice for requesting annual leave


Mistaken belief that there was no TUPE transfer does not breach regulations
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

The Royal Mail planned to transfer a large number of its post offices to WH Smith


Belief in climate change can be a ‘philosophical belief’
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

Mr Nicholson was dismissed by reason of redundancy


Acas annual report attributes increase in unfair dismissal claims to the recession
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) has published its annual report and accounts for the year 200809


Review of the default retirement age (DRA) brought forward to 2010
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

Due to the ‘change in economic circumstances’ since the DRA was introduced, the Government has announced that it will bring forward its review from 2011 to 2010


Legislation
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

Following the approval of the revised Temporary Agency Workers Directive by the European Parliament in October 2008, EU countries are now required to incorporate the provisions of the Directive in their national law


Consultation on passing ‘whistle-blowing’ claim forms to regulatory bodies
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

At present, employment tribunals can hear employment claims arising from whistle-blowing yet cannot make any assessment or take any action on the issues of the underlying allegation which was the subject of the whistle-blowing