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February 2019

Introduction to Procurement Challenges - A Webinar

Introduction to Procurement Challenges - A Webinar

Tim Dennis, Senior Associate, hosts a webinar “Introduction to Procurement Challenges". 

Employment Matters February 2019

Employment Matters February 2019

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters February 2019 focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. ...

Disability Discrimination: Employer's knowledge of the disability

Disability Discrimination: Employer's knowledge of the disability

An employer had actual and constructive knowledge of an employee’s disability months before an OH report stated that her symptoms had lasted for more ...

Discrimination: Burden of Proof

Discrimination: Burden of Proof

Court of Appeal overturns EAT burden of proof decision.  

Whistleblowing: Is an employee complaint about defamation protected?

Whistleblowing: Is an employee complaint about defamation protected?

The EAT has held that a complaint about defamation is capable of being a qualifying disclosure, and the employee making the complaint might therefore ...

 Discrimination:  Judges' and Firefighters' pension schemes

Discrimination: Judges' and Firefighters' pension schemes

In a landmark case, the Court of Appeal has held that the Government has discriminated against firefighters and judges in its changes to their pension ...

Immigration: January Developments

Immigration: January Developments

Settled status fees abolished, right to work checks go digital, and planning for a 'no deal' Brexit  

Working Time: Calculation of holiday pay

Working Time: Calculation of holiday pay

The European Court of Justice considered whether a reduction of pay for statutory holiday to take into account periods on short time working breached ...

MCA Breaches: Paying the Price?

MCA Breaches: Paying the Price?

Not following Mental Capacity Act (MCA) requirements can amount to false imprisonment giving rise to significant damages payouts. So found the High Co ...

Webinar - Assessing equal pay risk in your organisation

Webinar - Assessing equal pay risk in your organisation

DAC Beachcroft Employment Partner, Guy Bredenkamp hosts a live webinar focusing on assessing equal pay risk in your organisation.