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The number of current and historic sexual misconduct complaints continues to rise throughout 2019, in all walks of the employment law landscape. It is an issue that affects the workplace, and one which the employer needs to be particularly sensitive to.
30th May 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
The Ministry of Justice has published the provisional tribunal statistics for October to December 2017.
9th Mar 2018 by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
The #MeToo movement has not increased incidents of sexual harassment, but it may well increase reporting of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace as employees feel more empowered to speak out. It is important for employers to handle situations sensitively and professionally...
26th Jan 2018 by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
It's been 6 years since the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") came into force. In this bulletin we will give a whistle stop tour of the Act's practical impact so far in relation to the corporate offence, and highlight our practical tips for businesses to ensure compliance with the Act and for...
21st Sep 2017 by in Legal Updates
Workplace grievances can arise at any time from any employee. It is very important for employers to approach grievances reasonably and fairly. To help you, we have put together our top 10 tips on managing workplace grievances...
1st Jun 2017 by in Legal Updates
This week we look at a case that highlights the importance of making it clear at the outset of appeal decisions, what outcome is expected.
9th Aug 2016 by in Legal Updates
The start of the Euros on 10 June 2016 is bringing anticipation and excitement to millions of football fans across Europe but this time of fun and “backing your team” could cause a headache for employers...
2nd Jun 2016 by Sarah Dillon in Legal Updates
Risby v London Borough of Waltham Forest  In this case, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has held that there only needs to be a loose causal link between an employee’s conduct and their disability for a “discrimination arising from disability” claim to be made.
17th May 2016 by in Legal Updates
We are finding that an increasing number of employers are coming to us with inappropriate content an employee has posted on social media sites such as Facebook.
3rd Mar 2016 by in Legal Updates
The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has held in the case of Ramphal v Department for Transport that a report by an investigating officer in a disciplinary matter had been interfered with by a Human Resources department to such an extent as to potentially result in an unfair dismissal.
14th Sep 2015 by in Legal Updates
Parliament has approved amendments to the new Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures which came into force on 11 March 2015.
19th Mar 2015 by in Legal Updates
The ever changing legal landscape in the field of employment and human resources has had another bumper year in 2014.
24th Dec 2014 by Nina Robinson in Legal Updates