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It is interesting how a story can be of interest to the media. Several months ago the Employment Tribunal decision in favour of the Uber Drivers was the main news story, the Tribunal confirming that the drivers were workers. ... more »
The former Bishop of Liverpool The Right Reverend James Jones KBE delivered his report personally to the Hillsborough Families on 1st November 2017. His report was somewhat scathingly entitled, “The patronising disposition of unaccountable power”.
The aim of the report... more »
The Equality Act includes legal protection for workers who are treated as disabled within the statutory definition. That definition includes physical and mental impairments causing long term impact upon day to day activities.
Within the last week a Government backed... more »
I am never short of issues to write about on employment law. Usually it requires only a review of the press and so it has been again over the last couple of weeks.
A week ago a former client of... more »
Over recent weeks there has been a lot of “employment law” in the news and whilst this is not uncommon, only this week we have heard about the Uber licence in London, whilst noting that the Uber appeal in... more »
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has issued an important decision relating to how employers monitor private activity taking place in the workplace.
A worker in Romania was dismissed for sending private messages using an employer’s computer system. The... more »