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FROM April 1, the following changes take place:

  • 26 March 2014
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HR Alert: Key changes to TUPE

THERE has been an interesting modification to the TUPE provisions that came into effect on January 31 following a government consultation.

  • 26 March 2014
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Flexible working rights extended

PLANS to extend the right to make a request for flexible working to all employees – after 26 weeks’ service – will now be introduced from June 30 this year.

  • 26 March 2014
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HR Alert: Rule change on holiday sickness

A RECENT ruling by the European Court of Justice now means that employees who fall sick during a period of annual leave are entitled to take that leave at a later date.

  • 25 September 2013
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Fees introduced for Employment tribunal claims

ANY new employment tribunal claims issued after July 29 could now be subject to a fee. There are two types of fees payable: an issue fee (at the time of making the claim and submitting the ET1 form) and a hearing fee (in order to allow a tribunal hearing to be set).

  • 25 September 2013
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HR Alert: Key changes to Compromise Agreement

PRACTICES should be aware of a number of employment law changes brought into force on July 29 of this year, including the Compromise Agreement being renamed the Settlement Agreement.

  • 25 September 2013
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Third-party harassment law to be repealed

The government has announced the third-party harassment law is to be repealed, with effect from the start of October, 2013.

  • 25 September 2013
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Employment tribunal figures on the rise

THE number of sex discrimination claims taken to tribunals has jumped by 74 per cent in the past year, according to new statistics.

  • 25 September 2013
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Ask the expert – Returning from maternity leave

ONE of our receptionists is due back from her second period of maternity leave in about three months’ time. I recently met with her to discuss her return to work and give her an update on what had been happening in the practice but she burst out crying.

  • 25 September 2013
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Case study: The complex world of holidays and sickness

BACKGROUND: The complex world of holidays and sickness is an ever increasing minefield. However, a recent case Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy helped clarify one aspect of how holiday pay is affected by sick leave.

  • 25 September 2013
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