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Equal pay update: three new cases you need to know about

The BBC has recently received a firestorm of criticism both internally and externally when it was required to publish details of its top earners.


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The latest holiday pay decision expands the concept of “normal remuneration” again

The EAT handed down another decision in the long-running and well-publicised series of cases defining what elements should be included in holiday…

Jawaid Rehman
Jawaid Rehman Partner

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Holiday sickness: Can an employee claim back holiday if they are unwell on leave?

How should you respond if a member of staff claims they have been unwell while on holiday and requests an annual leave ‘refund’?


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The gig-economy: are there legal risks in your employment agreements?

The rise of the gig economy has led to intense media and political focus on the rights of flexible workers.

Michael Ryley
Michael Ryley Partner

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Test for public interest in whistleblowing is complex - but not met simply by another employee being affected

In 2013 the law governing whistleblowing protection was changed to require a worker’s disclosure to be made in the public interest.

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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The Taylor Review – big changes on the way for employment-related law

The Taylor Review has looked at working practices in the UK and recommended many changes to the way in which employment and worker rights should be…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Social media misconduct: can we dismiss an employee for damaging our reputation?

We're often asked to advise on disciplining employees who have made inappropriate comments on social media and such cases are never far from the…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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Insisting on a multiple choice test found to be disability discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal found that an organisation failed to make reasonable adjustments for a graduate job applicant with Asperger’s…


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