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Monthly Archives: January 2013

What is a Compromise Agreement?

As employment solicitors we often advise on Compromise Agreements. Most employees will not have heard of a Compromise Agreement before, let alone seen one and will probably wonder what a Compromise Agreement actually is. Compromise Agreements are used when an … Continue reading

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Can you make Christians work on Sunday?

Ms Mba worked as a care worker in a children’s home for the London Borough of Merton. She is a Christian and was not rostered to work on Sundays. The Council decided to require her to work Sundays, as it … Continue reading

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Employment Law Dates for 2013

Some of the key employment law changes are the implementation of parts of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, the increase of unpaid parental leave from 13 weeks to 18 weeks; the introduction of “employee-shareholder” contracts of employment and the … Continue reading

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When is Redundancy not Redundancy?

In Fish v Glen Golf Club EATS/0057/11, Mr Fish, a golf club secretary, argued that his dismissal was not for redundancy, but because the committee took a dim view of his conduct and capability. It is not unusual for employers … Continue reading

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