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Category Archives: Employment

Sex, Slaves and Social Media: DBF’s Annual Employment Law Conference Confirmed.

On Thursday 12th May, Manchester law firm Davis Blank Furniss is staging its free Annual Employment Law Conference. This year’s conference is entitled Sex, Slaves and Social Media and will focus on the recent cases and new legislation that matter to organisations of all sizes in the North West. Led by Shiva Shadi – head... Read the rest of this entry →

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Is It Time For Your Free Employment Law Spring Clean?

Spring is often a time for new beginnings and is the ideal opportunity to assess where your business could improve and protect itself. The Employment Law team at Davis Blank Furniss knows this all too well and realises that employment law can be a headache for companies of any size. So, they’d like to ask:... Read the rest of this entry →

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Employment Law Newsletter – April 2016

Welcome to our April 2016 Employment Law newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case law developments. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Raising concerns with an employee on sick leave In Private Medicine Intermediaries Ltd v Hodkinson the EAT considered whether writing to an employee while she was... Read the rest of this entry →

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Enforcement Action for Failure to Pay Minimum Wage

The owner of a nursery in Manchester has been disqualified from being a director of a limited company for six years for failing to pay 12 members of staff the minimum wage at her nursery. The wage underpayments reached a total of £11,789, and the company was issued with a £5,000 penalty, the maximum fine... Read the rest of this entry →

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New Guidance on Avoiding Unlawful Discrimination in Advertisements

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published guidance for advertisers and publishers on lawful advertising after receiving over 100 complaints that advertisements were discriminatory. Examples included discrimination on the grounds of age (a recruitment agency stated that over 45s need not apply), disability (a hotel said that it would not offer accommodation to disabled... Read the rest of this entry →

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Gender Pay Gap

The Women and Equalities Select Committee has published a report on the gender pay gap. The report identifies the causes of the gender pay gap and makes a number of recommendations for employers and the government. These recommendations include: A new right for fathers to three months of paid non-transferrable paternal leave. All jobs should... Read the rest of this entry →

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New Financial Penalty Scheme for Unpaid Tribunal Awards

As from 6th April 2016 there will be a new scheme for penalising employers who fail to pay tribunal awards or settlement sums under a COT3. If an employer fails to pay after a warning notice they will be issued with a penalty notice which will require them to pay a penalty of up to... Read the rest of this entry →

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Increase in Tribunal Compensation Limits

Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2016. The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will rise from £78,335 to £78,962. The maximum amount of a week’s pay, used to calculate statutory redundancy payments and various awards including the basic and additional awards for unfair dismissal, also rises from £475 to £479.

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Knowledge of Disability

In Gallop v Newport City Council the EAT considered whether the fact that the employee could show the employer’s Occupational Health department knew of his disability was sufficient to demonstrate that his employer had the requisite knowledge. During his employment Mr Gallop complained of work-related stress and over the course of a few years was... Read the rest of this entry →

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Is a Refusal to Extend PHI Cover Beyond 60 Age Discrimination?

In Smith v Gartner UK Ltd the EAT considered whether an employer acted discriminatorily in ending payments under a PHI scheme when the employee reached 60 in accordance with the terms of the PHI policy. The EAT upheld the employment tribunal’s decision to strike out the claims for unlawful deductions from wages and direct age... Read the rest of this entry →

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