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DAC Beachcroft launches free immigration helpline for businesses

DAC Beachcroft launches free immigration helpline for businesses

To help businesses navigate the immigration system, DAC Beachcroft has launched an immigration helpline which gives businesses the opportunity to have ...

Flexible furlough - details published

Flexible furlough - details published

As is becoming the norm the anticipated Government guidance on the new flexible furlough scheme was published late on Friday evening (12.06.20). The d ...

Employment Matters - June 2020

Employment Matters - June 2020

1) TUPE: are transfer-related changes to an employee's contract void if the changes are beneficial for the employee? In a landmark ruling , in which o ...

TUPE: are transfer-related changes to an employee's contract void if the changes are beneficial for the employee?

TUPE: are transfer-related changes to an employee's contract void if the changes are beneficial for the employee?

In a landmark ruling, the EAT has held that all changes to terms and conditions of employment which are made ‘solely or principally’ because of a TUPE ...

Confidentiality clauses: employer was liable to make full payment under a COT3 in spite of the ex-employee's breach of the confidentiality clause

Confidentiality clauses: employer was liable to make full payment under a COT3 in spite of the ex-employee's breach of the confidentiality clause

The High Court has held that breach of a confidentiality clause in a COT3 was not breach of a condition or a repudiatory breach of an intermediate ter ...

Constructive dismissal: last straws

Constructive dismissal: last straws

The EAT has held that an employee was constructively dismissed although the act that tipped him into resigning was innocuous. THE FACTS Mr Williams w ...

Redundancy: can employers use competitive application procedures in redundancy situations?

Redundancy: can employers use competitive application procedures in redundancy situations?

In this case, the EAT considered circumstances when it would be appropriate to use competitive application procedures rather than pooling employees an ...

Disciplinary and grievance procedures during the pandemic

Disciplinary and grievance procedures during the pandemic

ACAS has published guidance on the conduct of grievance and disciplinary procedures during the pandemic. THE FACTS The guidance confirms that the law ...

Furlough leave: updates on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Furlough leave: updates on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Furlough continues to be a significant topic for all employment practitioners. On 29 May 2020 the Chancellor announced that flexible furlough would be ...

Employment Matters - Health - June 2020

Employment Matters - Health - June 2020

1) TUPE: are transfer-related changes to an employee's contract void if the changes are beneficial for the employee? In a landmark ruling , in which o ...