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Archive for November, 2014

Nov 14

Workplace Stress – An Employer's Duties

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published the findings of its fifteenth absence management survey, carried out in partnership with Simplyhealth. This provides useful benchmarking data for...

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Nov 14

TUPE – As Amended

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) apply to any size of business and protect the employment rights of employees when their employer changes as a result...

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Nov 14

The Equality Act 2010 – A Guide for Employers

The Equality Act 2010 replaced nine major pieces of discrimination legislation and other ancillary measures introduced over the last forty years. The core provisions of the Act came into force...

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Nov 14

Guidance on Employing Disabled People

Nearly seven million people of working age in the UK are disabled or have a health condition and, historically, there has been a significant gap between the proportion of disabled...

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Nov 14

Constructive Dismissal and Affirmation of Contract

Constructive dismissal occurs when an employee is forced to leave their job against their will because of a fundamental breach of contract by their employer. In order to succeed in...

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Nov 14

Who Pays the Rates?

When a company that is the tenant of a property goes into liquidation, it is normal for the liquidator to disclaim the lease on the premises. Business rates must be paid...

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Nov 14

Mixed Premises – Legal Status

Living ‘above the shop’ is quite common in the small business sector and where the premises are rented, the lease will cover both the business and residential parts of the...

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Nov 14

Contractors Are Your Responsibility

A handbook produced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) outlines the responsibilities of both the contractor and the client in situations in which work is carried out by contractors rather...

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Nov 14

Guide to Law on Squatting in Residential Premises

After carrying out an extensive consultation exercise, which closed in October 2011, squatting in residential properties has now become a criminal offence. Criminal squatting occurs when: a person knowingly enters a...

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Nov 14

Overtime and Holiday Pay – Recent Developments

On 4 November 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) handed down its decision in Bear Scotland Ltd v. Fulton (and conjoined cases) which confirmed that non-guaranteed overtime should be taken into account when...

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Nov 14

Harrogate Lawyer Speaks at National Care Conference

Raworths solicitor and employment law specialist, James Austin is gaining a national reputation in employment law for the care sector after he was a speaker at the recent Care Show at the...

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