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Emma Grossmith Posted 20th August 2014 at 09:42am by Emma Grossmith

Time on call away from the workplace can constitute working time

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that time spent on call (but not working) away from the workplace can in certain circumstances constitute working time.

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Time on call away from the workplace can constitute working time
Emma Grossmith Posted 20th August 2014 at 09:42am by Emma Grossmith

Time on call away from the workplace can constitute working time – Expert Comments

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently considered a case involving two ambulance paramedics who were required to cover nights on call at an ambulance station which was not their base station staying within a three mile radius of the ambulance station.

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Time on call away from the workplace can constitute working time – Expert Comments
Stuart Swan Posted 7th August 2014 at 11:37am by Stuart Swan

DWP guidance – employing disabled people and people with health conditions

The Department for Work & Pensions has published guidance for employers to help them recruit and support disabled people in work.

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DWP guidance – employing disabled people and people with health conditions
Stuart Swan Posted 7th August 2014 at 11:37am by Stuart Swan

DWP guidance – Expert Comments

The Department for Work & Pensions recently published guidance which sets out the legal framework together with practical tips and examples to help employers to recruit and support disabled people.

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DWP guidance – Expert Comments
Gillian Melville Posted 22nd July 2014 at 09:54am by Gillian Melville

Changes to 'right to work checks'

All employers have a duty under the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 to prevent illegal working by carrying out certain checks on prospective employees. These checks involve obtaining particular original immigration documents from the employee, checking those documents and copying them.

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Changes to 'right to work checks'
Gillian Melville Posted 14th July 2014 at 09:39am by Gillian Melville

Employment Law News During July 2014

Employment law news this week includes EAT decision in Seldon, new flexible working laws now in force and upcoming amendments to TUPE regulations.

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Employment Law News During July 2014
Gillian Melville Posted 14th July 2014 at 09:38am by Gillian Melville

Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upholds Seldon

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently upheld the decision that a law firm’s compulsory retirement age of 65 was not discriminatory as it could be objectively justified as a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

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Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upholds Seldon
Gillian Melville Posted 14th July 2014 at 09:38am by Gillian Melville

Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upholds Seldon – Expert Comments

The EAT has recently upheld a decision that a law firm’s compulsory retirement age was not discriminatory.

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Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upholds Seldon – Expert Comments
Gillian Melville Posted 14th July 2014 at 09:37am by Gillian Melville

New flexible working law now in force

Previously announced amendments to flexible working rights came into effect on 30 June 2014.

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New flexible working law now in force
Gillian Melville Posted 14th July 2014 at 09:36am by Gillian Melville

Amendment to TUPE regulations coming into force on 31 July 2014

On 31 July 2014 an amendment to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) will come into effect.

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Amendment to TUPE regulations coming into force on 31 July 2014