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19 February 2020 Meat-free expenses claims

Some schools have hit the headlines this week for their decisions to offer only vegetarian meals. But would a similar approach extend to the workplace?

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17 February 2020 Can employees bring a claim when they are in breach of their contract?

Can an employee, who has been in breach of their contract in the past, successfully bring a claim for breach of contract by their employer following their dismissal?

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14 February 2020 National minimum wage – naming and shaming

The government has confirmed that it will be reintroducing its policy of “Naming and Shaming” those employers who fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage.

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29 January 2020 Migration changes ahead?

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has now published its report into two commissions – the first on whether a points-based system is the way forward, and the second on the appropriate level of any salary thresholds included.

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27 January 2020 Parental bereavement leave and pay

Draft Regulations has now been published in respect of ‘Jack’s Law’, giving bereaved employed parents and those with parental responsibility the right to two weeks’ leave following the death of a child under 18 (including stillbirths after 24 weeks of pregnancy).

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23 January 2020 EHRC harassment guidance

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued technical guidance this month on Sexual harassment and harassment at work.

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20 January 2020 Ahmed v BBC – the BBC pay a high price for equal pay

In the latest of the ongoing equal pay controversies within the BBC, the Employment Tribunal has handed down its judgment in Samira Ahmed case in a decision expected to cost the BBC in the region of £700,000 in back pay.

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3 January 2020 Compulsory retirement age still hitting the headlines

Professor Ewart has succeeded in his age discrimination claim against Oxford University after reaching its compulsory retirement age of 68.

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31 December 2019 Increases to minimum wages in April 2020

The wage rises will be welcomed by the lowest paid workers but raising the minimum wage levels significantly more than the current rate of inflation will increase pressures on employers.

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17 December 2019 Claims on the rise

The Tribunal statistics for the period July to September 2019 have been published and show a continuing rise in single employment tribunal cases.

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