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Employment judge incorrectly applies the law

United Kingdom - January 22 2015 In the case of Balogun v South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust the claimant, a registered mental health nurse, was dismissed for gross…

What do the latest statistics say about early ACAS conciliation?

United Kingdom - December 4 2014 ACAS has published their latest statistics on how Early Conciliation (EC) is working. Since May 2014 anyone wishing to make a claim against the…

Reasonable adjustments and Asperger’s syndrome

United Kingdom - November 6 2014 The employee (a consultant) was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, which was linked to the communication deficiencies but not the clinical…

Is it reasonable to dismiss an employee with criminal convictions, even if those convictions are linked with mental illness?

United Kingdom - October 10 2014 This was the question considered in the case of Howorth v North Lancashire Teaching Primary Care Trust. Mrs Howorth was employed by the North…

Does an employer's duty to make reasonable adjustments extend to an abled bodied employee who is associated with a disabled person?

United Kingdom - August 19 2014 The Court of Appeal has given judgment in the case of Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence . While not an NHS specific case, it provides helpful…