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Bumping and unfair dismissal…

22 March 2018

Bumping, or transferred redundancy, is where the employer decides to retain the person whose role is redundant by deploying them into another role and dismiss the displaced post holder of the other role. The dismissal of that person is by reason of redundancy.

Holiday pay for casual workers – Help?!

19 March 2018

Most employers know that for workers whose hours of work are fixed calculating holiday pay is relatively straightforward – a week’s holiday attracts a week’s pay. Bear in mind entitlement to holidays is afforded to the wider subset of individuals who are considered “workers” (and not just “employees”).

Is dismissal a reasonable outcome?

16 March 2018

In the case of Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council the head teacher of a Primary School (the Claimant) was in a close relationship with a third party, S.

Pregnancy, knowledge and dismissal – what do I do?

16 March 2018

Managing pregnant employees can be tricky given the protection that pregnant workers enjoy. What happens where the employer decides to dismiss an employee and then almost immediately discovers that the employee is pregnant – is there an obligation to revisit the decision?

To pay or not to pay? That is the question

14 February 2018

Now that the dust has settled, or perhaps more accurately the snow has melted, employers will now need to consider what, if anything, to pay staff following the recent adverse weather conditions.

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