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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Whistleblowing: Concerns about staff driving in the snow could amount to a protected disclosure.

In Norbrook Laboratories (GB) Ltd v Shaw the EAT has held that a manager’s concerns about employees driving in snowy conditions could amount to a ‘qualifying disclosure’ about health and safety for the purpose of whistleblowing protection, despite being expressed … Continue reading

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What to expect in 2014.

2014 promises to be another year of substantial change in employment law with changes to TUPE 2006 coming in on 31st January 2014 and mandatory pre-claim Acas conciliation (introduced under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013) in April. It … Continue reading

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TUPE Amendment Regulations.

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) protect employees when the business or undertaking for which they work transfers to a new employer. Following responses to a call for evidence and a subsequent consultation on proposed changes … Continue reading

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An Employer cannot merely rely on an Occupational Health Report when deciding whether or not an Employee is disabled.

The Court of Appeal in Gallup v Newport City Council (2013) EWCA Civ 1583 has held that an employer cannot merely rely on an occupational Health report when deciding whether or not an employee is disabled. The facts of the … Continue reading

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