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Case study: Is a self-employed contractor entitled to the rights of a worker?
DETERMINING the difference between an employee, worker and someone who is self-employed is a complex area of employment law.
Book now for Practice Managers’ Conference
THE MDDUS employment law team will be delivering a masterclass on the issues associated with managing staff absence as part of the MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conference to be held later this year.
Disciplinary hearing webinar
NEED any advice on the difficult subject of carrying out a disciplinary hearing in your practice?
THE following changes to the national minimum wage take place from October 1:
Mind your language
PRACTICES in England and Wales are being advised to review their recruitment policies and practices to incorporate new language fluency requirements that come into force in October.
HR Alert: Reducing risk of pregnancy discrimination
PRACTICES are reminded of the importance of having detailed policies in place to support new and expectant mums at work.
Business as usual after Brexit vote
MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny has commented on June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union.
Ask the expert: Can a practice employee also be a patient?
Q. A prospective employee is registered as a patient at our practice. Should we ask her to register at another practice as a condition of the job offer or does she have the right to be both a patient and a member of the practice staff?
Calls to employment law team continue to rise
FIGURES from the latest MDDUS annual report reveal yet another busy year for the employment law team.
Case study: The perils of ignoring contract terms
A MANAGER at a car dealership was awarded more than £70,000 after winning a claim for constructive dismissal. This case highlights the importance of following the terms of an employee’s contract - even if it was written half a century ago.