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Louise Walker Posted 20th September 2016 at 04:06pm by Louise Walker

New Video Content

You may have noticed from our social media pages that we recently recorded new videos on various topical employment law issues, which will be added to our website in coming weeks.

 

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New Video Content
Louise Walker Posted 3rd September 2016 at 04:05pm by Louise Walker

Just Employment Law Auction!

We are auctioning a signed Glasgow Warriors rugby ball and signed Glasgow Warriors rugby shirt to the highest bidder in aid of Cancer Research UK.

 

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Just Employment Law Auction!
Stuart Swan Posted 30th August 2016 at 12:46pm by Stuart Swan

ACAS Code does not apply to dismissals for breakdown in working relationship

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that the ACAS Code of Practice (the Code) on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures does not apply to dismissals for some other substantial reason (SOSR), where the dismissal is due to an irretrievable breakdown of the working relationship.

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ACAS Code does not apply to dismissals for breakdown in working relationship
Stuart Swan Posted 30th August 2016 at 12:44pm by Stuart Swan

Simplifying tax and NICs on termination payments

The government has published its plans to change the way in which termination payments are treated for tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs).

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Simplifying tax and NICs on termination payments
Louise Walker Posted 10th August 2016 at 03:53pm by Louise Walker

Modern Slavery

 

A few weeks ago, DJ Houghton Chicken Catching Services became the first UK company to be found liable to compensate victims of modern slavery.

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Modern Slavery
David Reid Posted 9th August 2016 at 09:32am by David Reid

Just Employment Law's 13 Mile March

 

The staff at Just Employment Law are walking 13 miles in aid of Cancer Research UK on Saturday 3 September 2016 because we want to support those affected by cancer.

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Just Employment Law's 13 Mile March
David Reid Posted 9th August 2016 at 09:27am by David Reid

European Court of Justice rules worker prevented from taking annual leave due to sickness can carry it forward to next holiday year

In the case of Sobczyszyn v Szkoła Podstawowa w Rzeplinie, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) considered whether a Polish teacher who was unable to take her scheduled holiday before the end of the holiday year due to sickness absence was entitled to carry it forward to the next holiday year.

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European Court of Justice rules worker prevented from taking annual leave due to sickness can carry it forward to next holiday year
David McRae Posted 4th August 2016 at 12:29pm by David McRae

TUPE: Service Provision Change

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently reaffirmed that for a service provision change to have taken place under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE), there must be an organised grouping of employees organised for the principal purpose of carrying out the transferring activities immediately prior to the transfer.

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TUPE: Service Provision Change
Stuart Swan Posted 18th July 2016 at 01:59pm by Stuart Swan

ACAS Code does not apply to some ill health dismissals

The general rule is that if an employer does not follow the ACAS Code of Practice (‘ACAS Code’) on disciplinary and grievance procedures, an Employment Tribunal can award an uplift in compensation of up to 25% for non-compliance where Claimants are successful with subsequent claims.

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ACAS Code does not apply to some ill health dismissals
Louise Walker Posted 8th July 2016 at 11:47am by Louise Walker

Pre-Termination Settlement Negotiations

Claimant cannot rely on existence of pre-termination settlement negotiations in support of an unfair dismissal claim.

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Pre-Termination Settlement Negotiations