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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Dismissals for ‘Some Other Substantial Reason’

What if you are an employer, wanting to dismiss, but your reasons do not fit neatly into the redundancy, misconduct or incapability labels? This was the situation in Leach v OFCOM [2012] EWCA Civ 959. The communication regulator OFCOM was … Continue reading

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Employment Law Issues with Olympic 2012 Volunteers

The opening ceremony of the London 2012 takes place tomorrow, 27 July 2012. Some employees may plan to take time off during the Olympic or Paralympic games because they have been appointed as a volunteer. Many volunteers will be agreeing … Continue reading

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Work Experience with Just Employment

The first day of work experience is typically a nerve-wracking one but at Just Employment, I was greeted by a welcoming and helpful team who put me at ease immediately. There is a presumption that work experience will consist of … Continue reading

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Fees in the Employment Tribunal

The Government has announced plans to introduce Employment Tribunal Fees. The fees will be introduced in summer 2013. Fees will be charged in two stages; the first will be payable when a claim is issued; the second will be payable … Continue reading

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Travelling to Work during the Olympics?

For some employees travelling to work will be a problem during the Olympics. Transport disruption in the capital is likely to have the biggest impact on businesses, with over 3 million extra journeys a day expected in London on the … Continue reading

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