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Disability Discrimination

29/03/19

Reasonable Adjustments

In the recent case of Linsley v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Custom the EAT held that the Tribunal had taken an incorrect approach to the question of whether an employee with ulcerative colitis should be provided with a dedicated parking space as a reasonable adjustment.

The Claimant’s symptoms...

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Employment Law in the UK Equestrian Industry

04/03/19

Sector spotlight – Employment Law in the UK Equestrian Industry The equestrian industry is something which has developed over the years and ...

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Suspending an employee pending an investigation

01/02/19

Suspending an employee pending an investigation Before suspending an employee, for example, as part of a disciplinary process, an employer should think ...

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Pregnancy Rights in the Workplace

30/01/19

Pregnancy Rights in the Workplace Research over the past few years undertaken by a number of organisations has highlighted flaws in current ...

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Agency and Zero-Hour Worker Rights Reforms

19/12/18

Agency and Zero-Hour Worker Rights Reforms Following on from Matthew Taylor’s ‘Good Work Review’ in 2017, the Government has introduced proposals to ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Practitioner’s Insights – The Risks of Ignoring the Issue

Practitioner’s Insights – The Risks of Ignoring the Issue

31/07/18

As you can imagine, we deal a lot with issues where the employer has “reached the end of their tether” in managing ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd

Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd

31/07/18

In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd EWCA Civ 1689 the Court of Appeal has held that there was no dismissal where a contractual ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Plumber Engaged on a Self-Employed Basis was Entitled to ‘Workers’ Rights

Plumber Engaged on a Self-Employed Basis was Entitled to ‘Workers’ Rights

26/06/18

In Pimlico Plumbers v Gary Smith the Supreme Court considered an employment tribunal’s decision regarding the employment status of Mr Smith who ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Recovery of Training Costs

Recovery of Training Costs

01/06/18

An Employment Tribunal has awarded a Claimant £11,465.81 following the recent decision which found that the Respondent,  the optician chain ‘Scrivens’, unlawfully ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Dress Codes

Dress Codes

29/05/18

A number of recent high profile cases has resulted in the issue of workplace dress codes being addressed by the Government. The ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - GDPR: Eight things you need to do

GDPR: Eight things you need to do

24/05/18

to be GDPR compliant Consider processing personal data in a way so that you can’t tell from looking at it which person ...

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