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BREXIT: potential employment law implications

For the first time in a generation there is a real possibility of the UK leaving the EU. With this in mind we consider the possible effect on employers in some key areas and a few "what if" scenarios.

Article by: | Published: 22 April 2016

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Shake up of the civil courts structure review

A proposed fundamental shake-up of the civil courts structure in England & Wales while welcome in its overall intention should draw a distinction between commercial and workplace disputes, says the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).

Article by: | Published: 4 March 2016

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Employee misconduct: How to protect the business

Any business faced with potentially serious employee misconduct, particularly by someone senior, will face some difficult choices and risks. What are the implications of getting a misconduct dismissal wrong.

Article by: | Published: 11 November 2015

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Rights for the Left Handed

Last month saw the annual Left Handers Day with tweets hashtagged #lefthandersday posting pictures of the hardships left handers have to face daily – right handed scissors, desks and smudged hands thanks to right handed pads.

Article by: | Published: 7 September 2015

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How to stop CV Fraud when recruiting for candidates

Today everyone likes to share every detail of their lives online, social media is big and therefore the amount of misinformation that appears on candidate CVs is extraordinary. From bumping up a poor degree to exaggerating about essential qualifications it appears that some individuals feel free to elaborate the facts.

Article by: | Published: 18 August 2015

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Modern Slavery Act – is your business caught?

From October new obligations under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act will apply to certain commercial organisations. Relevant organisations will be required to publish an annual anti-slavery and human trafficking statement, which may require significant auditing of their global supply chains and business.

Article by: | Published: 18 August 2015