May 11th, 2013
A recent article in the Daily Telegraph highlights the case of Dental Nurse Rachel Carr, who took her employer to an employment tribunal for constructive dismissal and recently won the case. Ms Carr, who worked for the Smile By Smile Dental Practice in Birmingham for 5 years, walked out on her job saying that the [...]
May 10th, 2013
It would appear that ‘presenteeism’ rather than absenteeism is the order of the day, as recent research by risk insurance group Canada Life has found that 93% of employees will come in to work despite being ill, and over a third would rather use their annual leave to get better than have a sick day [...]
May 4th, 2013
The coalition government’s proposal for employee ownership has finally passed through the House of Lords, after Chancellor George Osborne made a key concession to allow the bill to go through. The Growth and Infrastructure Bill, which is known in the media as “Shares for Rights”, was passed by the House of Lords and now means [...]
May 1st, 2013
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill received Royal assent in April of this year and now the Enterprise and Regulatory Report Act 2013 will gradually come into being over the next 12 months. The government has announced some key dates for changes surrounding Employment Law and Employment Tribunal procedures which will come into being from [...]
April 24th, 2013
A woman in Northern Ireland brought a case against her employer, Autism Initiatives NI in Belfast, following harassment from a male co-worker. After raising concerns with her employer over the behaviour of her colleague, she resigned when she felt they were not taking her complaint seriously enough and subsequently brought a claim for constructive dismissal [...]
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