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'Gay Cake' Case: Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Ashers

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/10/2018 The UK Supreme Court has delivered the much anticipated ruling in the Ashers v Lee ‘gay cake’ case. The five justices on the Supreme Court were unanimous in their judgement.The high-profile dispute began in 2014 when the bakery refused to make a cake with the slogan "Support Gay Marriage". The owne...
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Discrimination and Equality Human Rights
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In Brief: Case Law Special 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/10/2018 This month’s 'In Brief' is a common law catch up. It can be hard to keep up to date with case law developments – it’s all too easy to miss an important decision that could have major implications for employers and employees, which is why we have pulled together some of the most interesting employme...
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HR in 90 Seconds - September 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 28/09/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we are looking at probation periods; comparative employment law between Ireland and the UK; and the dangers of jokes about people’s accents. We have a number of excellent resources on our Employment Law Hub but we know you are short for time so we have reviewed t...
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In Brief: Important Updates from August 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 03/09/2018 Unfortunately, summer is officially over here in Northern Ireland. Temperatures are dropping, kids are back to school and the post-holiday blues are starting to kick in. If you have been in and out of the office this month, don’t panic, as we have plenty of useful articles and case law summaries on...
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Practical Tips on GDPR for HR

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 21/08/2018 This is an article about the four letters in GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR has a direct effect across all EU member states however, it gives member states limited opportunities to make provisions for how it applies in their country. The Data Protection Act 2018 outlines these ...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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HR in 90 Seconds - August 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 16/08/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we are looking at managers versus leaders; employees burning out and what an employer’s response to this burnout should look like. We have a number of excellent resources on our Employment Law Hub but we know you are short for time so we have reviewed them and br...
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In Brief: Important Updates from July 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/08/2018 A number of useful articles and interesting case law reviews were added to the Northern Ireland Employment Law Hub throughout the month of July. Here is a quick recap of some of the recent developments… Patricia Rooney, Employment Partner at Tughans, considers a complex workplace scenario whereby a...
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HR in 90 Seconds - July 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 18/07/2018 Even though it’s holiday time here in Northern Ireland, we bring you up to speed with the hottest HR topics from the past month. We’ve selected some articles that appeared on our website, along with some others, and summarised the key learning points to help get you up to speed. Last month we looke...
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In Brief: Important Updates from June 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 29/06/2018 In light of recent developments in Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Quintiles Commercial UK Ltd v Barongo, we sought to reconsider British Home Stores v Burchell, a case that established the long-standing test to apply when deciding the fairness of a dismissal for misconduct, and ...
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HR in 90 Seconds - June 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 12/06/2018 In this months ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we bring you up to speed with the HR topic we could all learn from! We’ve selected articles and summarised a few learning points to help you stay up to speed with minimal effort! Looking at the news from the last few weeks it seems that everyone is giving poor lin...