Monthly Archives: September 2011

Unions call for national day of action over cuts

In yet more aggressive rhetoric by the unions, there has been a further call to stage a day of strikes on 30 November 2011 with trade unions warning the government that the UK faces the “biggest mobilisation in a generation” … Continue reading

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Are you ready for 1 October?

The key employment law changes taking effect from 1 October 2011 are: Agency Workers Regulations 2010 The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 will come into force. Their aim is to ensure that after a 12-week qualifying period agency workers receive the … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal statistics for 2010-2011

The Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal statistics for 2010-2011 have been published by HM Courts and Tribunals Service. In summary, the statistics reveal the following: • the number of claims received by tribunals has fell by 8 per cent … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times – Are you prepared?

Acas has today placed guidance on its website about the importance of employers putting in place a policy on Social Networking. With smart phones, internet, tweeting and blogging becoming the norm, social networking is starting to cost employers who are … Continue reading

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