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COVID-19: Impact of school closures and other recent developments employers need to know about (Health)

COVID-19: Impact of school closures and other recent developments employers need to know about (Health)

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement that schools will close for the majority of pupils today, we look at the options and legal conside ...

COVID-19: Briefing Bulletin - Health

COVID-19: Briefing Bulletin - Health

DAC Beachcroft is receiving an increasing number of client requests on Covid-19 issues. With the NHS, a number of leading private healthcare providers ...

Employment Matters - June 2019

Employment Matters - June 2019

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

Unfair Dismissal: Dismissal of a Christian employee for proselytising was not unfair

Unfair Dismissal: Dismissal of a Christian employee for proselytising was not unfair

An NHS Trust did not unfairly dismiss a Christian nurse who had continued to proselytise to patients following a management instruction not to do so. ...

Working Time: The ECJ holds that employers must have a system for measuring daily working time of all workers

Working Time: The ECJ holds that employers must have a system for measuring daily working time of all workers

The European Court of Justice has held that member states must require employers to set up a system for measuring actual daily working time for indivi ...

Disability Discrimination: Blocking of internal posting for disabled employee was not disability discrimination

Disability Discrimination: Blocking of internal posting for disabled employee was not disability discrimination

An employee with multiple disabilities did not suffer disability discrimination when an overseas posting was blocked because there was a high risk he ...

Disability Discrimination: Knowledge of disability

Disability Discrimination: Knowledge of disability

The dismissal of an employee may have been discriminatory even though the employer only found out about her disability at the internal appeal hearing. ...

Unfair Dismissal: Employer's failure to follow its own informal disciplinary procedure resulted in constructive dismissal

Unfair Dismissal: Employer's failure to follow its own informal disciplinary procedure resulted in constructive dismissal

An employee of an NHS Trust who resigned in response to the issuing of an informal “Improvement Notice” in a manner which was inconsistent with her em ...

NHS Publishes Interim NHS People Plan

NHS Publishes Interim NHS People Plan

The Interim Plan outlines how the NHS needs to recruit, retain and develop staff to meet rapidly growing demand for 21st century healthcare.

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay under Agenda for Change (for NHS employers)

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay under Agenda for Change (for NHS employers)

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust. It confirmed that clause 13 ...