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Can a compromise agreement protect your business from a TUPE claim?

January 17, 2013

Some business owners choose to either ignore the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) or assume that the provisions will not apply in their set of circumstances.   Recent TUPE cases highlight that complacency can result in expensive litigation and a payout to aggrieved employees. Tamang & Anor v (1) ACT Security Ltd […]

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Workplace bullying impacts on family life – employment law guest post

January 12, 2013

Guest post from ELB’s employment lawyers in Birmingham. The impact of workplace bullying and harassment is not only felt within the confines of the workplace, but can have a significant ‘ripple-effect’ on family members, including children and grandparents, according to a recent survey. High levels of stress The study, by parent support charity Family Lives, […]

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Christmas can often be a difficult time for any businesses’ HR department and here’s why!

December 20, 2012

Over recent years the weather in the UK has worsened and we have become far more familiar with ‘the white stuff’. When and if it does snow many employees may find it difficult to travel to and from work, therefore businesses should ensure that they are fully prepared for this eventuality. It’s important to make […]

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The Charity Commission has been found to have spent three times in defending which they could have settled for with claimant

December 10, 2012

The Charity Commission has been found to have spent £107,000 defending a unfair dismissal claim by the former senior case worker David Orbison, according to information released under the Freedom of Information Act. The former senior case worker says that he had offered to settle the case with the regulator in 2010 for about a […]

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Shift in nature of industrial conflict

December 7, 2012

Guest post regarding a shift in the nature of industrial conflict. The past fifty years have seen a marked change in the ways that trade unions put employers under pressure, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The role of employee relations professional has changed too – to […]

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California Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

December 3, 2012

This article is brought to you by the employment lawyer David Grey of  the Los Angeles law firm Grey Law. Any discrimination in the workplace based on race, color, ethnicity or national origin is prohibited by both California and federal law. This is to include racial discrimination in all aspects of a position from advertisements […]

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Confirmed Changes to Employment Law – Are They Fair?

August 14, 2012

Vince Cable, the UK’s Business Secretary along with other Cabinet members of the Government and business experts have been working hard to attempt to reform the current employment law which stands in the UK. They are trying to reduce the cost to the taxpayer and business owners and make the system fairer and more effective […]

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Welcome to Labour Blawg

April 24, 2011

Welcome to Labour Blawg. This is a legal news service on employment law for employment law solicitors and the general public on all employment law issues, as they affect both employers and employees. Some of the most common employment law issues relate to employment contracts, discrimination law including sex discrimination, age discrimination and disability discrimination […]

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