UNFAIR REDUNDANCY DISMISSAL

· Automatically unfair dismissal for specified reasons · No genuine redundancy situation · Failure to consult · ...

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SHORT-TERM WORK & LAY-OFFS Temporary Lay-Offs Workers can claim statutory redundancy pay that they are eligible for and have been...

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Suitable Alternative Employment Unreasonable refusal of suitable alternative employment results in loss of statutory redundancy pay. S....

REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS

Source: section 135, ERA: employee has basic right to redundancy payment Those excluded from payments: · Independent contractors · ...

Fascism and the law

The use of the word “fascism” has become so debased that it is now virtually meaningless. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines...

More recent employment cases

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Shrewsbury pickets convictions quashed

The Shrewsbury Pickets In the case of Warren and others v R [2021] EWCA Crim 413, Court of Appeal, the facts, in summary, were that all...

CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTIONS

On 15 February 2011, Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings became the first company to be convicted of the offence of corporate manslaughter...

Frustration of contract and Covid-19

The effect of Covid-19 on a wide range of contracts, including employment contracts, consumer agreements and insurance, has yet to be...

Employment tribunal as a court

Employers’ insurers Further move to converting the employment tribunal to a court Case Watson v Hemingway Design Ltd (In Liquidation)...

Personal protective equipment: suitability

Police removal of plants from cannabis factory; personal protective equipment. The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992...

Shamima Begum: Supreme Court decision

British citizenship Deprivation decision Case R (on the application of Begum) v Special Immigration Appeals Commission and Others [2021]...