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Variation to employment contracts

In the current economic climate, employers need to have flexibility in their workforce. However, achieving that flexibility is sometimes complicated…

Martin Edwards
Martin Edwards Consultant

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The cost of reasonable adjustments

The duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled staff is arguably the foundation stone of the disability provisions under the Equality Act 2010.

Mark Landon
Mark Landon Partner

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Continuing duty of care to former employees

It's long been established that an employer providing a reference owes the relevant employee a duty to take reasonable care in the preparation of the…

Mark Landon
Mark Landon Partner

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Preece v JD Wetherspoons plc

This case highlights the importance for an employer of having a robust social media policy as the use of social media sites continues to increase.


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Q&A - Maternity and paternity sharing provisions

Women are entitled to 52 weeks' maternity leave and to statutory pay for 39 weeks. By contrast, fathers are only entitled to a maximum of two weeks'…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Collective redundancies

When an employer makes large scale (20 or more) redundancies it is obliged to consult with its recognised trade unions or other appropriate employee…

Mark Leach
Mark Leach Partner

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Employment - compromise agreements

Since their introduction, compromise agreements have largely been seen as a godsend by employers.


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