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Employment law

Appeal judges have overturned an employment tribunal verdict after finding that the judge “very unfortunately” fell asleep at two points during...

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BY Paman Singh
Employment law

This month it was reported that Peterhead Lifeboat had been axed by the RNLI due to personal rivalries that they had failed to resolve. The...

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BY Miranda Hughes
Employment law

An automatically unfair dismissal can occur if an employee is dismissed for asserting any of their listed statutory rights, or if the employer has...

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Employment law

The case of Owen v AMEC Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd considered the issue of disability discrimination in the...

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BY Miranda Hughes
Employment law

In the ever-developing area of holiday pay, another judgement has been handed down by the Court of Appeal in the case of East of England...

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BY Scott O'Connor
Employment law

In a recent case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) information on an employee’s phone was used to justify his dismissal.

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BY Scott O'Connor

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