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Timing redundancy consultation

United Kingdom - March 16 2011 One of the most important questions that employers need to address when planning collective redundancies is when they should start consultation in order to stay on the right side of the law.

Ballots and injunctions

United Kingdom - October 18 2010 Having won two High Court injunctions, British Airways narrowly lost in the Court of Appeal when Unite succeeded in overturning an order restraining planned strike action because of alleged irregularities in the way their members had been told the result of the ballot.

Flexibility in the future

United Kingdom - October 14 2010 After a period of uncertainty the Government has confirmed that the Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010 will go ahead as planned by the Labour Government.

Charles Pigott, David Mills, Martin Brewer.

Don't forget about employee representatives

United Kingdom - October 14 2010 An apparently straightforward sale of a nursing home left the seller with a large bill for protective awards after failing to arrange for the election of employee representatives, as required by the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (TUPE).

Charles Pigott, David Mills, Martin Brewer.

New in October

United Kingdom - October 14 2010 The big change taking effect on 1 October was of course the implementation of the bulk of the Equality Act 2010, which modernises and consolidates all Britain's equality law.

Charles Pigott, David Mills, Martin Brewer.