Case Law – Social Media and the world of work

Case Law – Social Media and the world of work

Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd LHR Airport was found not to be liable for the act of one of its employees sharing an image that was racially offensive on her personal social media Facebook Page by the EAT. In so doing the EAT commented that identifying whether an act was...
Continuous Service – The basic rules

Continuous Service – The basic rules

A common question we get asked is ‘We have someone joining us from another council. Do they have continuous service?’ There are some basic rules that can help you answer this question. The rules The clock starts from zero for any statutory entitlements or benefits....
Public Sector Exit Pay Cap Consultation

Public Sector Exit Pay Cap Consultation

Consultation on the draft regulations to implement the exit pay cap has now closed. We await a response from HM Treasury. HM Treasury’s consultation can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/restricting-exit-payments-in-the-public-sector....
Back claims for holiday pay ruling leads to uncertainty

Back claims for holiday pay ruling leads to uncertainty

There is new uncertainty for those dealing with back claims for holiday pay. The Northern Irish Court of Appeal has ruled that a series of unlawful deduction to wages claims was not broken by a gap of three months or more between deductions. Lord Justice Stephens has...
Kostal v Dunkley Case Verdict

Kostal v Dunkley Case Verdict

Kostal UK Ltd’s Direct Approach is not Unlawful Inducement Good news for employers in the Kostal v Dunkley Case Verdict as the Court of Appeal rules that Kostal UK Ltd did not act unlawfully in making an offer directly to employees when collective bargaining...
The background of Kostal v Dunkley

The background of Kostal v Dunkley

The background of Kostal v Dunkley in light of the Court of Appeal ruling in Kostal’s favour. What happened? Unite was the recognised trade union for collective bargaining purposes at Kostal. Unite and Kostal failed to reach agreement on the firm’s...

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