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Neither a failure to explain why an employee’s appeal had been rejected nor a failure to call witness evidence of the appeal at the tribunal hearing made an employee’s dismissal unfair. The test for reasonableness, under ERA 1996, s. 98(4) of...
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The UK’s largest union, Unite, has called a recent tribunal ruling in favour of refuse workers whose holiday pay did not include overtime a ‘landmark’ decision. Unite brought the case against Veolia on behalf of refuse workers...
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When drawing inferences of discrimination, it’s the overall picture which is important. Proving discrimination is never easy. Direct evidence will nearly always be hard to come by. For this reason, where a tribunal makes findings of fact which could...
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Nearly three-quarters of employers have a company car scheme, although they are usually only offered to a minority of employees (less than one in ten), according to the XpertHR Company Car and Car Allowance Survey 2017. When it comes to car allowances...
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All the main inflation measures increase in year to May 2017. CPI inflation stood at 2.9% in May (Index – 103.3), up from 2.7% in the previous month CPIH inflation stood at 2.7% in May (Index – 103.5), up from 2.6% in the previous month RPI...

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