Monthly Archives: December 2011

How to treat Mr or Mrs Blogs

Where an employer treats a married person less favourably because of whom they are married to, can this amount to unlawful discrimination? Yes, was the answer given by the EAT in the recent case of Dunn v Institute of Cemetery … Continue reading

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A new approach to long-term sickness absence?

The Government has published the results of an independent review of the sickness absence system. The review recommends the introduction of an Independent Assessment Service (IAS) to assess individuals’ physical and/or mental state when they have been signed off work … Continue reading

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Employment Law Reforms – All change?

As you will have no doubt heard the government is proposing radical reform to employment law. On 23 November 2011, the same day as the government set out its written response to the Resolving Workplace Disputes consultation on reform of … Continue reading

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