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Lesson 1 – the Curse of Social Media Is Sown

In the beginning we had type writers and life was far simpler.  People thought before they wrote. Now we have computers and social media …

Lesson 2 – the Tribunals Unfold the Mystery of Who Is a Worker and Employee

And we have heard the voice of the tribunals speaking from the darkness. Case law this year has reminded us that the key tests …

Lesson 3 – Employers Are Reminded to Suspend and Conduct Disciplinary Hearings with Foresight

In the days of 2012 we have learnt suspensions are not to be knee jerk reactions, otherwise they could lead to breaches of trust …

Lesson 4 – Peace Comes to Employers Making Redundancies

Now employment lawyers around the country are thanking Wrexham Golf Club for appealing a decision of the tribunal that found the golf club had …

Lesson 5 – near Misses and Honest Mistakes Alarm the Lawyers

Fear not said he, all is not lost! We now know that whilst an employer cannot cure a repudiatory breach of contract it can …

Lesson 6 – the TUPE Star Burns Bright

This year the TUPE star has led us to discover that directors may not be wholly and mainly …

Lesson 7 – the Wise Men Give Deep Thought to Expressions of Faith

We await the voice of the ECHR judges regarding whether the UK courts adequately protect UK workers to hold or manifest their Christian beliefs …

Lesson 8 – ACAS Guides Employers into the Light

This year we have walked out of a little darkness into light courtesy of various ACAS publications. We have received:

guidance on using personal devices …

Lesson 9 – the Government Plans and Predicts the Future

Much has been made recently regarding the legitimacy of redundancy pools of just one employee. The most recent issue to hit the tribunal in …

Redundancy and ‘Pools of One’

Much has been made recently regarding the legitimacy of redundancy pools of just one employee. The most recent issue to hit the tribunal in …