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AFTER HOURS LIABILITY

(Feb 19) A recent case in the Court of Appeal is particularly interesting at this time of year. As reported in People Management, Mr Bellman was a Sales Manager working for recruitment agency  . . . 

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BREXIT

(Feb 19) continues to dominate in the news; with just a few weeks to go, there is still a general feeling that we are no nearer to knowing what might happen post-Brexit, particularly . . . 

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NOT THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

(Feb 19) We have now seen the conclusion of possibly one of the longest running disputes over a cake. This time it has nothing to do with Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith disagreeing  . . . 

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RISING TRIBUNAL CLAIMS FACE FURTHER CHANGES

(Feb 19) It’s been just over a year since the Tribunal fees structure was ruled to be unlawful; the outstanding caseload has more than doubled over the past 12-months  . . . 

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SICKNESS ABSENCE LEVELS REACH NEW LOWS

(Feb 19) The Office of National Statistics has reported that the average rate of sickness absence in the UK has fallen to an all-time low of 4.1 days per year, compared with a rate of 7.2 days . . . 

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UPDATE ON PENSION AUTO-ENROLMENT

(Feb 19) It is now 6-years since the rules on Pensions came into force, requiring all eligible employees i.e. those aged between 21 and state pension age and who are earning over £10,000 a year . . . 

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COMPULSORY GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING

The issue of equal pay continues to be the 'Hot Topic' of the moment and has been a prominent news item throughout the start of 2018 - not least because the BBC have found themselves to be the centre of their own news bulletins on this particular subject.

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