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COVID-19: New implementation guidance on the Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector

COVID-19: New implementation guidance on the Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector

NHS England have published further guidance on the implementation of the new Regulations mandating COVID-19 vaccination in the healthcare sector (date ...

Unfair dismissal: Dismissal for bringing vexatious and frivolous grievances was fair

Unfair dismissal: Dismissal for bringing vexatious and frivolous grievances was fair

The EAT has upheld a tribunal’s decision that an employee who had raised numerous grievances, which he refused to progress or withdraw, had been fairl ...

Tribunal awards: 25% uplift on compensatory, injury to feelings and aggravated damages awards upheld by the EAT

Tribunal awards: 25% uplift on compensatory, injury to feelings and aggravated damages awards upheld by the EAT

The EAT has upheld a tribunal’s decision to uplift by 25% the compensatory award and awards for injury to feelings and aggravated damages for failure ...

Disability discrimination: Withdrawal of secondment offer was not disability discrimination

Disability discrimination: Withdrawal of secondment offer was not disability discrimination

The EAT has upheld a tribunal decision that an employer had not discriminated against an employee when it withdrew an offer of secondment following ad ...

Employment status: Director and 40% shareholder was not an employee or worker

Employment status: Director and 40% shareholder was not an employee or worker

The EAT has upheld a tribunal’s decision that a director who was also a 40% shareholder and received payments described as “salary” was neither an emp ...

Maintaining high professional standards: Disclosure of documents relating to internal investigations

Maintaining high professional standards: Disclosure of documents relating to internal investigations

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court judgment that a neurosurgeon who was subject to an internal investigation did not have the right to see al ...

Employment Matters - January 2022

Employment Matters - January 2022

A very happy new year to all our readers. We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas break and stayed well. Our pick of this month’s developments are belo ...

Employment Matters - January 2022 - Health

Employment Matters - January 2022 - Health

A very happy new year to all our readers. We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas break and stayed well. Our pick of this month’s developments are belo ...

COVID-19: Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in health and care sector now enacted

COVID-19: Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in health and care sector now enacted

The widely trailed The Health and Social Care 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 (“Regulations”) were made ...

Disability discrimination: Dismissal was not discriminatory where the employee told the employer about her disability after she was dismissed

Disability discrimination: Dismissal was not discriminatory where the employee told the employer about her disability after she was dismissed

The EAT has upheld a tribunal’s decision that the dismissal of an employee for poor performance was not discriminatory where the employee told the emp ...