Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is the UK edging closer to outlawing caste discrimination?

When the Equality Act was being introduced there had been suggestions raised as part of the Discrimination Law Review that discrimination law should be expanded to protect caste. In the course of the Commons debates on the Act, the government … Continue reading

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Compensation limits and other handy information

  It’s always handy to have tribunal compensation limits and other important figures such as rates of statutory maternity pay, statutory sick pay and national minimum wage to hand so we have created a link to the most up to … Continue reading

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(Don’t) Mind the (Pay) Gap

One of the many concerns employers raise with us when taking a TUPE transfer in of staff is anxiety over these employees working alongside their existing employees on different terms and conditions.  We are consistently speaking with employers about what this means for employee relations … Continue reading

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Holiday and Sickness Absence – the saga continues…..

Do sick workers lose the right to holiday accruing in a leave year if they don’t request to take it before the leave year ends? Not according to a recent EAT decision.  A worker who is too ill to work … Continue reading

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