In the case of Ms M Morgan v Buckinghamshire Council, Ms Morgan was a supervising social worker who worked in the Council’s fostering team. She was dismissed on the grounds of her conduct for giving unauthorised gifts to a child for whom she had responsibility and for the inappropriate content of a case note she had written.
6 December 2022
In the case of Mrs K Irving v TUI Airways Ltd Karen Irving was employed as cabin crew for an international travel operator, based at Glasgow Airport. She had worked for travel company TUI for more than 20 years when she was made redundant as a result of cuts due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
5 December 2022
A study commissioned by Working Chance, Progress & Prejudice: Shifts in UK employer attitudes towards people with convictions, an employment charity exclusively for women who have criminal convictions has shown that in the last six years, the proportion of employers who would not hire someone with a conviction has reduced significantly, from half to just over a quarter. The percentage of employers who say that they would, hypothetically, recruit someone with a conviction has increased. It’s now 45%, compared with 25% in 2010.
2 December 2022
The NHS has published a checklist to provide guidance for employers to promote menopause awareness and ensure staff get the support they need.
1 December 2022
In the case of Groom v Samuel Smith Old Brewery Paul and Rachel Groom were told to visit a cashpoint and draw out £480 from their wage to reimburse Samuel Smiths for gaps in stock, a tribunal heard.
30 November 2022
In Nikolay Nikolov v Craigatin House & Courtyard Limited a former employee of a bed and breakfast has been awarded £1,085 in outstanding holiday pay after he brought a case against his former employers before the Employment Tribunal.
29 November 2022
In the case of N Morgan v Arriva Rail London Ltd Mr Morgan started work for Arriva Rail in May 2015. Since 2016, he has been employed as an Information Controller. Mr Morgan identifies as being of black Caribbean descent.
28 November 2022
New CIPD research shows that a third of respondent organisations (34%) think the four-day week will become a reality in the UK for most workers within the next ten years. However, only a small minority of firms have moved towards the four-day week to date by reducing hours without reducing pay for their employees, or plan to do this over the next three years.
25 November 2022
In Miss M Yule v Health Hut Professionals Limited an employment tribunal has ruled that a pharmacy assistant is entitled to £9,867 from her former employer after it found she had been unfairly dismissed.
24 November 2022
In the case of Mr L Kabzinski v Vistajet International Limited a Polish private jet company worker has lost a race discrimination claim after a colleague told him 'you're fired - there's no gipsy work for you' – as a tribunal ruled the jibe was a 'jovial' reference to Borat.
23 November 2022