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Family-friendly rights: further draft regulations and new Acas guide published
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

The Government has published new draft regulations relating to family-friendly rights, and ACAS has published a guide for navigating the new right to


Reasonable adjustments for sickness caused by disability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In the case of General Dynamics v Carranza the EAT held that an Employment Tribunal deciding reasonable adjustments has to identify the “step” for


Time off for dependants: failure to contact employer as soon as reasonably practicable (EAT)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether an employee had been automatically unfairly dismissed for taking


Employee duty to mitigate loss reinforced by EAT
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2010

The employee, a US citizen employed as a lecturer at the respondent university, had her employment suspended because her leave to remain in the UK was reduced


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


Belief in 911 conspiracy is not a protected belief
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

The belief held by a Principal Intelligence Analyst for South Yorkshire Police Authority (SYPA) that the 911 and 77 bombings were ‘false flag’ operations perpetrated by the UK and US governments, is not a protected belief under Equality law


Written notice of termination cannot be retracted easily
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


Businesses pledge to advertise for work experience and pay interns
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

Over 100 companies including Barclays, Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Coca Cola, Nestlé, BP and E.ON have signed an agreement on social mobility


Employment Tribunal changes
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has indicated that there will be reform to the Employment Tribunal system including increasing length of service to claim unfair dismissal from one year to two