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Employment law reforms – Update

Following our blog article on 9 January 2012 looking ahead to the Government’s Employment Law Reforms for 2012, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has expanded further on the following proposals: Unfair dismissal reforms • The increase in … Continue reading

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Employment Law – Legislative look-ahead for 2012

As we enter the new year, Devonshires’ Employment Team has been examining the changes that lie ahead for employment legislation in 2012. This Bulletin provides an overview of upcoming legal developments, including unfair dismissal, pensions, gender diversity on boards, Employment … Continue reading

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Annual leave and sickness – it’s enough to give you a headache

This issue has come before the EAT again. See our previous blog post here. What happens to the annual leave entitlement of an employee who is ill-health absent if they don’t ask to take it before the end of the … Continue reading

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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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Discrimination claims and recommendations by tribunals

In successful discrimination cases, tribunals now have the power to make recommendations about what steps the respondent should take to reduce the adverse effect of discrimination for the benefit of its entire workforce.  Before the Equality Act 2010 came into force, tribunals only had the power to … Continue reading

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