Employment

October 14, 2021

Discrimination and the Burden of Proof – Supreme Court Clarifies the Law

Ever since a crucial alteration was made to the wording of the Equality Act 2010, the question of where the burden of proof lies in…

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October 6, 2021

Employer Pays High Price for Turning Blind Eye to ‘Toxic’ Office Culture

Banter is one thing, but employers who turn a blind eye to workplaces descending into toxic arenas of discriminatory abuse can…

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September 30, 2021

Promoted to Partner in an LLP? Do You Understand the Tax Implications?

Stepping up from the ranks to become a full partner in a limited liability partnership (LLP) involves a fundamental change in status…

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September 16, 2021

COVID-19 – Carer Sacked After Visiting Pub Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim

The pressure put on many employment relationships by COVID-19 was illustrated by the case of a care worker who was sacked…

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September 7, 2021

‘Seriously Incompetent’ Company Director Receives Four-Year Disqualification

Many companies admirably soldier on through cash flow difficulties, but it is the mark of a competent director to know when to pull the plug….

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September 1, 2021

Pandemic or No Pandemic, Redundancy Exercises Must Be Open and Fair

Thousands of businesses left struggling by the COVID-19 pandemic have had little choice but to shed staff. However…

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