The Christmas party - Avoiding the Pitfalls - Expert Comments
It is well established that employers are vicariously liable for the actions of their employees in the course of their employment. This can include actions...
David Reid
1st Dec 2005
Disability Discrimination - The Net Widens - Expert Comments
Do you have any employees suffering from MS, Cancer or HIV? If so be aware that these individuals are now likely to fall within the scope of the DDA and therefore...
Stuart Swan
1st Nov 2005
Smoking at work - the end of the road? - Expert Comments
With the introduction of a UK wide smoking ban expected in the near future, we examine the current position in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland,...
David Reid
1st Oct 2005
Age Discrimination - Discouraging Loyalty? - Expert Comments
Many employers offer their employees benefits to reward loyalty. Common examples include giving employees additional holidays, or private healthcare, on the...
David Reid
1st Sep 2005
Age Discrimination - New Law Set to Discourage Loyalty - Expert Comments
New legislation comes into force next year which could show benefits to reward loyalty as indirect age discrimination.
David Reid
1st Sep 2005
Agency Workers - Would the real employer please stand up? - Expert Comments
We all hire temps from time to time. But when it's time to say goodbye to a temp, you might be surprised to end up facing an unfair dismissal claim. However,...
David Reid
1st Aug 2005
Flexible Working Requests - Expert Comments
As parents of young children become more aware of their right to request a flexible working pattern, we consider whether the wide bases on which an employer...
David Reid
1st Jul 2005
Flexible Working Requests - The Risk of Refusing - Expert Comments
Today's news about Government's proposal to extend flexible working rights could change the way we work for good.
David Reid
1st Jul 2005
Disciplinary Hearings - Evolution or Revolution? - Expert Comments
One of the main effects of the new Employment Act was to regulate the conduct of disciplinary hearings. In this month’s feature article, we consider...
David Reid
1st May 2005
Expert Comments on Granting Time Off for Training
Just like flexible working, it should not normally be too difficult for an employer to identify a ‘permissible’ reason for refusing a ‘time...
David Reid
1st Apr 2005
Holiday Pay - Stick, Twist or Roll Over?
We all know that workers must receive at least 4 weeks’ paid holiday each year. But working out how much to pay staff for holidays still causes confusion....
David Reid
1st Apr 2005
Information and Consultation - Are You Ready?
Provide information in respect of the recent and probable development of the undertaking’s activities and economic situation:
David Reid
1st Mar 2005
Bonuses: Your Discretion - Expert Comments
There are still plenty of good reasons to give yourself a margin of discretion in the operation of your organisation's bonus scheme.
Just Employment Law
1st Feb 2005
Bonuses - Your Discretion? - Expert Comments
Do you think that your organisation's employment contracts contain all of the terms and conditions that govern its' relationship with its' employees?...
David Reid
1st Feb 2005
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