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Equal pay: recent developments in the public sector
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2008

Over the past year we have begun to see cases emerging that reflect the enormous complexity of the equal pay issues generated by Agenda for Change in the NHS and the Single Status Agreement in the local authority sector


Court of Appeal says Human Rights Act not engaged at internal disciplinary hearings
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2012

An employer does not need to comply with the procedural requirements of Article 6 of the Human Rights Convention when dismissing a member of staff, according to the Court of Appeal in last month’s decision involving the dismissal of an NHS doctor


Copyright and collaboration
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2012

Like many large organisations, education institutions often enter into a variety of collaborative agreements


Cameron backs protected conversations to boost employment
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

In a speech last week about boosting exports the Prime Minister confirmed that the Government would be consulting about “protected conversations”, an idea first floated last month by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg


Act will reduce regulation for those working with children and vulnerable adults
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2012

As observed below, the Protection of Freedoms Bill has passed into law


The Public Sector Equality Duty
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2012

The Public Sector Equality Duty, or "PSED" as we have come to know and love it, was first brought to life twelve months ago, when section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 came into force, and then more fully fledged by the enactment of secondary legislation last autumn


First anniversary for NHS publication of objectives to secure compliance with the public sector equality duty
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2012

With the public sector equality duty - brought into life by section 149 Equality Act 2010 reaching its first anniversary this Easter, public sector organisations should have complied with their publication duties in relation to equality objectives, as set out in secondary legislation, by 6 April 2012


XVW & YZA v Gravesend Grammar School for Girls
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2012

Neither a school nor a specialist expedition company were vicariously liable for the acts of a man who raped three girls on a school expedition in Belize, while they were working and staying on his farm


Academies staff challenges for university and college sponsors
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2013

The primary aim for the creation of any academy is to drive school improvement. This will include ensuring that school managers, teachers and support


High cost of ignoring due process
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2011

Last month's Court of Appeal judgment finds that the then Education Secretary Ed Balls acted unlawfully in removing Sharon Shoesmith from her post as Director of Children's Services, and that Haringey Council also acted unlawfully when it went on to terminate her underlying contract of employment without notice