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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


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


University fined for health & safety breaches
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2011

Magistrates have fined Lincoln University £10,000 and ordered it to pay costs of £12,759, following the discovery of asbestos in four University buildings


British workers abroad may bring employment claims home
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2011

A Supreme Court decision about a British teacher at a European School in Germany leaves the way open for workers abroad to bring discrimination claims against British-based employers, even if they have been outside the country for the duration of their employment


Providing a reference where allegations have been made
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2011

Employers are often wary of providing a reference, particularly if it might mean an ex-employee does not get the job


The new equality duties
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2007

The new public sector duties have three main components


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


Change of plan for specific public sector duties
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2011

Last month the Government published revised draft regulations on the specific public sector duties, which will supplement the general duty which came into effect on 5 April and which will apply to most larger public sector organisations


ISA’s barring scheme in breach of human rights act
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2010

November's judicial review by the RCN has overturned a key feature of the barring system introduced last year under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act


Almost everything now in place for new equality duties
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2011

Recently published draft regulations and guidance have clarified the scope of the duties to promote equality imposed on public sector bodies which will come into effect from 6 April