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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Employers not obliged to make reasonable adjustments for non-disabled employees

In Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence (2014) EWCA Civ 763, the Court of Appeal considered whether the MOD had been obliged to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 for an employee whose daughter has Down’s syndrome. The Court … Continue reading

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Flexible Working Regulations 2014

The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 and Part 9 of the Children and Families Act 2014 come into force today, the 30th June 2014. This allows any employee with more than 26 weeks’ service the right to request flexible working for … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal Statistics for January to March 2014 published.

The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly tribunal statistics for January to March 2014. The statistics show the significant reduction in the number of claims since the introduction of fees in July 2013 has continued. The latest statistics show … Continue reading

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Employment Status-Partner in limited liability partnership was a worker and entitled to whistleblowing protection.

In Clyde and Co LLP and anor v Bates van Winkelhof (2014) UKSC 32, the majority of the Supreme Court held that a junior equity partner in a limited liability partnership (LLP) was a ‘worker’ within the meaning of s.230 … Continue reading

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