Employment Law Updates
“I thought they were self-employed, so I didn’t pay them holiday!”
The now famous case of the Pimlico Plumbers, which we have reported on twice already when in the lower courts, has now been heard in the Supreme Court and there are no surprises in the judgement. This was a case of a plumbing company who used what it thought were self-employed...
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Employment Law Updates
WARNING: Avoid the GDPR Boilerplate
The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned organisations not to expect or to rely on boilerplate policies to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Speaking at a conference organised by the Law Society, Richard Nevinson, Policy and Engagement Manager for the ICO, stressed that: “Following a template is not necessarily...
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Employment Law Updates
Suspension – Is it always fair?
In the case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth, a local authority suspended a teacher after allegations of using force on children. Suspension is an extremely common response to allegations which might amount to gross misconduct. If an employer has left an employee in situ after serious allegations, the...
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