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Tax and Settlement Agreements

HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) has produced a consultation paper “Simplifying the PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) process” on the taxation of settlement agreements. The consultation is open until the 18th October 2016 and the proposed [...]

Brexit Impact on Employment Law

As we begin the journey to move forward from the vote to leave the EU, we consider the implications for Employment Law of Brexit. Some UK Employment Laws are more generous than required by EU Regulations and these […]

Employer’s Disciplinary Investigation Was Not An Invasion of Privacy

In Garamukanwa v Solent NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether it was a breach of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) for employers […]

How To Restrict The Activities Of Your Former Employees

We regularly advise clients about the enforceability, or otherwise, of clauses seeking to limit the activities of a former employee. Most people think they can’t be enforced, but if properly drafted, such post-termination […]

How Effective Are Your Contracts of Employment?

We regularly review and draft contracts of employment and Service Agreements for Directors. Doing so enables us to highlight some important areas for you to consider. […]

Telling employee not to speak Russian wasn’t discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently gave judgment in the case of Kelly –v- Covance Laboratories 2015 which examined whether an employer could be liable for discrimination […]

New Protection for Zero Hours workers

Zero hours contracts seem to have slipped from the news in recent months but this week some new regulations come into force that significantly bolster the rights of workers engaged under a zero hours contract. The [...]

HR’s Influence led to Unfair Dismissal

In the recent case of Ramphal –v- Department for Transport, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) held that a dismissal was potentially unfair where it had been too heavily influenced by the HR department. The case [...]

It’s Time To Mention The Menopause

It may be difficult to mention the menopause at work but it shouldn’t be a taboo subject. Employers who ignore it are potentially at risk of employment claims. A recent government commissioned report indicated that [...]

Dismissal of Christian Worker for Homophobic Views was Discrimination

In the recent case of Mbuyi –v- Newpark Childcare (Shepherds Bush) Limited an employment tribunal found that a Christian nursery worker had been unlawfully discriminated against when she was dismissed for expressing […]

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