November 2014

To Whistleblow or not to Whistleblow?

November 26, 2014

It is a question that probably crosses the minds or most workers at some point in their working lives. Say you are aware of your employer flouting health and safety regulations and putting your health, and those of your colleagues, at risk. What do you do? Do you blow the whistle or sit back and […]

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New Flexible Working Rights: Citrix Research Highlights Uncertainty From British SMBs

November 19, 2014

UK working laws changed on 30th June 2014, giving all UK employees* the legal right to request flexible working. But new research (YouGov study on behalf of Citrix) amongst British SMBs reveals that as at June 2014: Only half (55%) of SMB decision makers are aware of the new legislation Almost half (46%) of SMBs […]

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Perth and Kinross Council settle disability discrimination case with former solicitor

November 19, 2014

A former employee of a Scottish council has settled a legal action against her former employers after she won various claims at a tribunal hearing. Valerie Gauld, a solicitor who formerly worked at Perth and Kinross Council, brought claims for disability discrimination and unfair dismissal in the Employment Tribunal against the council after she was […]

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How UK Antenatal Laws Have Changed

November 6, 2014

Nowadays Britain’s employment laws change more regularly than ever in order to support the changing lifestyles and family structure of modern British culture. One significant employment law recently that recently came into effect is in respect of authorised absence for antenatal classes. However, this alteration is not solely not for the benefit of pregnant women, […]

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