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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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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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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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Whistleblower wins massive payout

Michael Woodford, former CEO at Olympus, who was sacked after blowing the whistle on a massive fraud at camera maker Olympus, recently won a multi-million pound out of court settlement with the Japanese company. Woodford was fired two weeks into … Continue reading

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