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Changing workplace policies and procedures

Policy review exercises don’t often appear at the top of an HR professional’s list of favourite tasks, but HR policies and procedures are important.

Mark Leach
Mark Leach Partner

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Sleep-in workers not entitled to minimum wage when asleep, decides Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has held that care workers who sleep-in are not entitled to the national minimum wage (or national living wage) for the time…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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EAT backs employee’s right to appeal in right to work case

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently decided that a claimant who was dismissed after he failed to produce evidence of his right to work…

Elaine McIlroy - Glasgow employment lawyer
Elaine Mcllroy Partner

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Issuing a warning for 60 disability-related absences: could you justify it?

Managing the attendance of a disabled employee can be problematic if inadequate consideration is given to the impact of the disability on the…

Nick Newman
Nick Newman Associate

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Unfair dismissal update: when can we dismiss for misconduct?

Two recent decisions from the Employment Appeal Tribunal have tackled the issue of gross misconduct and considered whether summary dismissal on these…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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10 things to consider when writing a dismissal letter

Dismissing an employee is not a decision that most employers take lightly. Here, we look at some key considerations when drafting a dismissal letter.

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Associate

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Supreme Court plumber Judgment, reinforces rules on employment status case

The Supreme Court has delivered its Judgment in the important and long running case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith. This is the latest in a series of…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Writing references: do old disciplinary issues need investigating?

It is crucial to ensure, whenever a more detailed reference is provided, that this is well thought out and a consistent approach is taken.

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Associate

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