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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 make legislative changes to improve protection for agency workers, zero-hours’ workers and others with ‘atypical working arrangements’.

Draft legislation is yet to be published but the legislative changes are designed...

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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

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

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Kitsons Solicitors - Apprenticeship or Apprenticescam?

Apprenticeship or Apprenticescam?

25/04/18

The purpose of an apprenticeship is to enable a person to train on the job and gain a qualification at the end ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Supreme Court Decision on Failure to Disclose Relationship

Supreme Court Decision on Failure to Disclose Relationship

22/03/18

The Supreme Court has decided on the appeal of a former head teacher of a primary school who was dismissed for a ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - See no evil...

See no evil…

15/01/18

The decision in the recent case of López Ribalda and others v Spain highlights the conflicting position of data protection laws which ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Patterson v Castlereagh Borough Council [2015] NICA 47

Patterson v Castlereagh Borough Council [2015] NICA 47

30/07/15

The law surrounding the calculation of holiday pay is in a state of evolution. The starting position is that employees are entitled ...

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