The Essential Guide to Employment Contracts

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C for Contract Variations

Posted in: Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 21/09/2010 Kiera Lee, writes: 1. IntroductionThe recent case of Bateman and others v Asda Stores Limited provided that ‘Asda’, the well known supermarket, was entitled to unilaterally impose a change to pay and working conditions because the terms of employees’ contracts of employment were wide enough to allo...
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B for Bonus

Posted in: Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 24/08/2010 Kiera writes:1. IntroductionBonuses are receiving bad press at the moment. There is outrage at payment of large bonuses to exiting chief executives who have arguably failed to do the job they were employed to do and global pressure to bring bonuses in the banking sector under control. However, paym...
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A for Age Discrimination

Posted in: Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 14/07/2010 Kiera Lee, writes: 1. Introduction and LegislationWe are continually told that employees throughout the UK will have to work increasingly longer than those of past generations. But is there sufficient protection for the rights and opportunities of people working beyond ‘normal’ retirement age’?The ...