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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Part 2 of Proposed Employment Law Reforms

Last week, I discussed the proposed Employment Law Reforms due to take place in spring 2013 and summer 2013. I will now discuss the key reforms to take place from autumn 2013 and beyond. Autumn 2013: Reform of TUPE 2006: … Continue reading

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Part 1 of Progress on Employment Law Reform

On 14 March 2013, the government announced that the new employment tribunal rules will come into force in summer 2013, rather than in April 2013 as previously expected. The government has just published a report, ‘Employment Law 2013: progress on … Continue reading

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Changes to Collective Redundancy Rules

The draft Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (Amendment) Order 2013 was published on 5 February 2013. The Order will implement some of the government’s plans to reduce the burden of collective redundancy consultation, announced last December. The … Continue reading

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Dismissal at the Request of a Third Party

The Employment Appeal Tribunal have recently considered whether it is reasonable for an employer to dismiss an employee when asked to do so by a third party without having first considered whether the request is justified. The EAT have recently … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing Plans announced

The Government has announced that the protections available to whistleblowers are to be strengthened further. The proposed amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill will mean that individuals, who make the difficult decision to blow the whistle against their … Continue reading

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