A motor industry employee has been sentenced to eight months' imprisonment, suspended for two years, in a prosecution brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office. Kim Doyle, who worked for the RAC, transferred personal data to an accident claims management firm without authorisation.
21 January 2021
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has entered into a legally binding agreement with the EHRC after a former DWP employee won her claim of direct discrimination on the basis of age and race, racial harassment and victimisation.
20 January 2021
Three police officers at Hampshire Constabulary’s serious organised crime unit (Socu) have been sacked for gross misconduct after their ‘lads’ pad’ was secretly bugged following concerns raised by a whistleblower.
19 January 2021
The question for a tribunal is not whether there has been a diminution in the work requiring to be done. It is the different question of whether there has been a diminution in the number of employees required to do the work.
18 January 2021
Investigated between 2016 and 2018, 139 named companies failed to pay £6.7 million to over 95,000 workers in total, which is a breach of employment law. The offending companies range in size from small businesses to large multinationals who employ thousands of people across the UK.
14 January 2021
Rule 78 of the ET rules provides for ET’s to make a costs order of either a specified amount not exceeding £20,000 or the whole or a specified part of the receiving party's costs, as determined by a detailed assessment by the county court or an employment judge.
13 January 2021
A claim for interim relief can be made to an ET where an individual believes they have been dismissed for one of a list of specified reasons including acting as a health and safety rep, engaging in lawful trade union duties or whistleblowing.
12 January 2021
The Government have published guidance for employers and workers on work absences ... View Article
11 January 2021
Kingsley Napley immigration partner Ilda de Sousa outlines the key considerations for employers recruiting and retaining overseas talent under the UK's new points based Immigration system
9 January 2021
The government has fined 139 employers who failed to pay their staff the minimum wage. As reported in The Guardian a list of national minimum wage offenders has been published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
8 January 2021