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According to the latest Jobs Outlook survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), employers have increased their use of...

BY Richard Woods
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The Government has published amendments to the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, correcting drafting errors contained in earlier versions.

BY Ian Watson
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It is a fundamental principle of a fair redundancy process that clear and measureable criteria are put in place when deciding who from a pool of...

BY Richard Woods
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Tribunals traditionally have enforced time limits in relation to the lodging of claims very strictly.

 

BY Gerry O'Hare
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In considering the fairness of a dismissal, the first thing a tribunal will require the employer to do is show a potentially fair reason...

BY Donald MacKinnon
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A woman is suing her employer, ComCare (the Australian government’s workplace safety organisation!), for injuries sustained during some extra...

BY John Wilson

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