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Your transparency was excellent, ensuring everything was clear up front. This does come across as quite daunting initially as the potential for escalating costs is immediately understood

Modern slavery

You may have consigned the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to the list of legislation that you feel you don’t need to do anything about, perhaps because you don’t trade globally as an organisation, or because you don’t have a turnover of £36 million, and so you’re not...

Reasonable adjustments and disability

Given that we have had disability legislation now for 20 years, you would have thought employers might have realised by now that they have a legal duty in the Equality Act 2010 to make reasonable adjustments to level the playing field for disabled staff. A recent case...

We have an employee returning to work on a 6-week phased return program, so for good parts of that they will be working part-time. If they take holiday during this period what pay do they get: normal full-time pay or pay at the part-time rate?

There isn’t any UK case law dealing with this point that we are aware of but there are cases which have been dealt with by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning workers who have changed from working full-time to part-time during the course of a holiday year....

Take care in your investigations

A recent case shows why it is incredibly important that all disciplinary investigations start from the perspective of an open mind. The particular case concerned an IT Manager dismissed by an NHS Trust, who was accused of assault following a dispute with a contractor...