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Case study: Is belief in Scottish independence protected by law?

AN employment tribunal has ruled that having belief in Scottish independence is now a protected philosophical belief under equality law in a landmark discrimination case.

  • 26 September 2018
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HR Alert: Employment tribunal claims soar a year on from ruling

SINGLE claims lodged at employment tribunals have more than doubled since the abolition of fees last summer.

  • 26 September 2018
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Ask the expert: Practice merger

Q. Due to recent issues trying to recruit new GPs, the partners of my practice have been in discussion with another local practice about the possibility of taking them over and pooling resources. I believe that the two nurses and three receptionists who would move to our practice currently have more generous terms with regard to salaries, sick pay and holidays. Would we be obliged to increase our current staff’s benefits to match their new colleagues? I’m not sure our practice can afford to do so.

  • 26 September 2018
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More needs to be done to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace

A REPORT has been published by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) calling on the government to take action in relation to sexual harassment in the workplace.

  • 26 September 2018
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Discounted Law at Work training events for MDDUS members

MDDUS members can take advantage of a ten per cent discount on Law at Work courses.

  • 26 September 2018
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Did you know?

THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.

  • 26 September 2018
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Don't forget

National minimum wage increases won’t come in until April. The current rates as of 1 April 2018 are:

  • 26 September 2018
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GDC registration mandatory for all dental nurses

REGISTRATION with the General Dental Council (GDC) is mandatory for all groups of dental care professionals (DCPs), including dental nurses.

  • 26 September 2018
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Acas launches new guidance to tackle discrimination at work

ACAS has published new guidance Religion or belief discrimination aimed at preventing discrimination at work.

  • 26 September 2018
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Ensure your practice has a bad weather policy

MEDICAL and dental practices should have a bad weather policy to ensure they are fully prepared for any staff disruptions caused by the harsh winter weather.

  • 28 March 2018
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