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The GB Equality Bill - What are the Lessons for Northern Ireland?

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 09/03/2010 In Northern Ireland we may have started consolidation of equality legislation but we did not finish it. The GB Equality Bill has been a while in the making but it will soon be law. It will impact on anyone who has employees who work in the UK and will doubtless influence the policy makers in this j...
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Fixed Term Employees - Extension of Rights

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/02/2010 A recent Court of Appeal decision has widened the ambit of the Fixed Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 and the Employment Rights Act 1996 to protect overseas employees. We asked Aisling Byrne, Associate Solicitor, Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors, to set out ...
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Termination of Apprenticeships: Employers Beware

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 09/02/2010 Apprenticeships are big news in employment terms at the moment. A lot of money is being spent on developing them and our own Minister at Stormont, Sir Reg Empey is very keen on them, launching the Apprentice of the Year awards 2010 last month:http://bit.ly/9513us At UK level the Government launched...
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Born to Command: Why Less is More

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 25/01/2010 We have asked Williams Johnston, Commercial Director of the Great Place to Work® Institute in the UK, to set out his thoughts on why leadership style is so important to successful organisational performance.Old-style imperial leadership is unlikely to deliver the best financial results or get the b...
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Health and Safety Contracts of Employment Working Time and Leave
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Disability Discrimination: Compulsory Building Alteration Injunction

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 19/01/2010 We briefly reported the case of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc v Allen [2009] EWCA at the end of 2009 but we thought it might have implications for so many of our customers that we asked the employment team at PwC to take a closer look at the details.IntroductionThe Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”)...
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Employment issues and inclement weather

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 07/01/2010 The big issue facing employers and employees alike at the moment is, of course, the impact of the wintry weather - some employees cannot get to work, or choose not to try, some employers face shortages of supplies to keep production going, others face a downturn in business because their customers ...
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Employee Must Read the Dismissal Letter for Dismissal to be Effective

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 17/07/2009 E&W Court of Appeal rules claim was in time because employee could not have known about dismissal until after the weekend. Gisda Cyf v Barratt [2009] EWCA Effective Date of Termination; Dismissal by Letter It is fairly common (indeed, it could be regarded as best practice to avoid allegations t...
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Sir Fred Goodwin and an Employer’s Right to Claw Back Bonus

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 27/03/2009 Tughans Solicitors outline the steps required to vary employees' terms and conditions of employment. The refusal of the former Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Executive, Sir Fred Goodwin, to give up his £693,000 annual pension has sparked controversy in recent weeks with former ally Gordon Brown calli...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment