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Category Archives: Employment

Employment Law Newsletter – February 2016

Welcome to our February 2016 Employment Law newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case law developments. DEVELOPMENTS IN LEGISLATION Zero Hour Contracts As we reported last month, the exclusivity terms in Zero Hour Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 came into force as of 11th January 2016. ... Read the rest of this entry →

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Damages for Injury to Feelings

Are damages for injury for feelings taxable?  The Claimant in Moorthy –v- The Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs pursued a claim of unfair dismissal and age discrimination relating to his dismissal.  By way of settlement he received £200,000 with his employers treating the first £30,000 as tax exempt and deduct tax and basic... Read the rest of this entry →

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Personal Emails

The question of respect for private life and correspondence arose in the case of Barbeulescu –v- Romania in the European Court of Human Rights. The Claimant was an engineer who had used his business email account to send and receive personal messages with members of his family and fiancée.  This amounted to a breach of... Read the rest of this entry →

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Introduction of Penalty Notices for Unpaid Awards on Settlements

A response in Hansard suggests that the Government intends to bring the new “unpaid award penalties” into force as of April 2016.  The comment in Hansard states that the Government will issue a “warning notice” where an award or settlement remains unpaid.  If the warning is not adhered to they will receive a “penalty notice”... Read the rest of this entry →

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National Minimum Wage – April 2016 Changes

The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2006 come into force on 1st April 2016.  The new minimum wage from 1st April 2016 will be:- Age 25 plus – £7.20 per hour Age 21 – 25 – £6.70 per hour Age 18 – 21 – £5.30 per hour Under 18 – £3.87 per hour Apprentices –... Read the rest of this entry →

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Zero Hour Contracts

As we reported last month, the exclusivity terms in Zero Hour Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 came into force as of 11th January 2016.  The Regulations provide that: – Any dismissal of a zero hour contract employee would be automatically unfair if the reason for the dismissal is that he or she breached the contractual clause... Read the rest of this entry →

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Anna Bunting, partner in our Employment team: Monitoring Employee Internet Use: Now it’s getting personal!

Monitoring an employee’s internet or email use is nothing new. Businesses naturally want to ensure that their employees are actually working rather than spending their day surfing the internet or arranging their social life on Facebook. Although monitoring is quickly becoming a necessary evil in the workplace, this does not mean it is a straightforward... Read the rest of this entry →

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Employment Law Newsletter – January 2016

Welcome to our January 2016 Employment Law newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments. DEVELOPMENTS TO LEGISLATION The draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 published These regulations have been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 1 April 2016. They amend... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss Advises Glossop Cartons on its Acquisition of Contact Print and Packaging

Sonio Singh, Shiva Shadi and Rosemary Reynolds of Davis Blank Furniss advised Glossop Cartons, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging solutions, on its acquisition of Stockport-based Contact Print and Packaging for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which was officially completed 23rd November 2015, will see Glossop Cartons move from its current... Read the rest of this entry →

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Employment Law Newsletter – September 2015

Welcome to our September Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS TUPE Regulations In BT Managed Services Limited –v- Edwards the EAT had to decide whether an Employee who was permanently off sick could be considered... Read the rest of this entry →

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