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Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Legal Status of Interns and Volunteers

Competition in the job market has seen an increase in the number of jobseekers taking internships as a way to strengthen their CVs and get a valuable foot in the door of their desired place of work. It is estimated … Continue reading

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Why is Football Racist?

Events at Euro 2012 have thrown the spotlight on racism in football once more. From the outset controversy surrounded the selection of the squad, after the alleged incident between John Terry and Rio Ferdinand. Black England players were subjected to … Continue reading

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Work experience with employment solicitors

On arriving at my first day of work experience at Just Employment I thought I knew exactly what to expect: Sharp suits, serious faces and a lot of tea making. However I have to admit that I was mistaken, well, … Continue reading

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Settlement Agreements for Dismissals

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill had its second reading in Parliament last week. The Government is proposing that employers will be able to offer settlement agreements before a formal dispute arises and will be legally protected from this offer … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal Awards for Unfair Dismissal

It is often confusing for the employee bringing a claim for unfair dismissal and the employer fighting one to know what the value of the claim, if successful, will be. If a claim for unfair dismissal succeeds the Tribunal will … Continue reading

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