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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Facebook – can you be dismissed for what you post?

Facebook- can you be dismissed for what you post? The simple answer is yes, you can be fairly dismissed for what you post online. If the post is capable of constituting gross misconduct, the employer’s disciplinary rules are clear and … Continue reading

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Unfair Dismissal Compensation: are compensation limits unfair?

Are Compensation Limits for Unfair Dismissal Unfair? One of the joys of being an employment solicitor is calculating schedules of loss for claimants in employment tribunal claims; and ‘counter-schedules’ on behalf of employers. Always interesting, claimants include everything possible (as … Continue reading

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Personal Service Companies and IR35: is your company at risk?

Is your personal service company at risk? The 2012 budget statement announced proposals to attack the tax status of some personal service companies: ‘The Government is bringing forward a package of measures to tighten up on avoidance through the use … Continue reading

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Unfair Dismissal April Employment Law Changes: do they affect you?

by James Haley, Solicitor, Just Employment Solicitors Unfair Dismissal: the qualifying period before an employee can claim unfair dismissal goes up to two years for staff starting on or after 6 April. The Government claims that this will encourage employers … Continue reading

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