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Unfair Dismissal and Disciplinary Procedures

Unfair Dismissal and Disciplinary Procedures

There has long been a misconception on the part of many professionals that a separate investigation meeting before the disciplinary meeting is essential. It is not, and has never been. The case of Sunshine Hotel v Goddard has some useful guidance which is essential reading for those who deal with disciplinary matters. Read More

Samira Ahmed v BBC; Equal Pay

Samira Ahmed v BBC; Equal Pay

Last week ended with a judgement in the Tribunal worth 100’s of thousands of pounds on an Equal pay claim. The defendant was the BBC, the employee was Sumira Ahmed. The £700,000 claim arose when she claimed equal pay with Jeremy Vine, and while she only receives £440 per episode, the claim goes back years and amounts to a staggering sum. Read More

Self Employed or a Worker?

Self Employed or a Worker?

Another judgment has been released attacking a sham self employed arrangement. Business that uses self employed contractors should be aware of this continuing trend. Read More

TUPE & Workers

TUPE & Workers

The tribunal in London has ruled this week that TUPE should protect and apply to people who are classed as “Workers”. These are usually the people that a business thinks are self employed, until they sue for two years worth of unpaid holiday pay. Read More

Unfair Dismissal and Disciplinary Procedures

Dismissal Advice

The Court of Appeal has reminded us all that legal advice from solicitors, provided it is from a solicitor, cannot be overheard and then presented in an unfair dismissal case, if it is legal advice from a proper solicitor. Read More

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