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Workers bring equal pay claim against Tesco

Chris Amys
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Over 1,000 workers at Tesco are bringing claims in the Employment Tribunal for equal pay. This is a significant increase from the initial 100 workers who issued claims earlier this year. However, with up to 200,000 workers who could be affected by the claims...

When employer fails to consider alternatives to dismissal

Chris Amys
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Dr Ali, a GP at the Bedford Family Practice went on long-term sick leave following a heart attack and an ongoing heart condition. His employer received a medical report confirming it was unlikely Dr Ali would be able to return to work full-time, but might be...

Deliveroo settles claims brought by couriers

Chris Amys
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A group of riders from the British online food delivery company Deliveroo have reportedly settled their tribunal claims for an undisclosed sum. 50 couriers claimed they were incorrectly classed as self-employed contractors and argued they were in fact...

Employers fined for failing to pay the minimum wage

Chris Amys
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It has recently been announced in a Government press release that 239 employers have failed to pay 22,400 workers the minimum wage. As such, these employers have been fined a record £1.97million, as well as ordered to repay the workers...

Supreme Court dismisses appeal by Pimlico Plumbers

Chris Amys
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Employment status has been a hot topic discussed at our Employment Workshops and HR forums in the last couple of years in light of numerous high profile decisions in the courts and tribunal as well as the publication of the Taylor Review on Modern Working...

Number of Employment Tribunal claims on the rise

Chris Amys
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It comes as no surprise that the number of Employment Tribunal claims is on the rise, as highlighted by the Ministry of Justice’s recent publication of their quarterly statistics. The statistics for the period January to March 2018 show that compared...

A third of women have experienced sexual harassment at work

Chris Amys
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The issue of sexual harassment has been played out in the media during the last couple of years with allegations made against former high profile individuals including but not limited to Harvey Weinstein and Jimmy Savile. It therefore comes as no surprise...

Palliative care for terminal illnesses Bill set for second reading

William Rowe
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A Private Members Bill, which requires comprehensive palliative care to be provided for people with terminal illnesses, is set for a second reading in the House of Commons. Brought under Parliament’s Ten Minute Rule, allowing backbench MPs to put...

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