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Whistleblowers – Meaning of ‘public interest’ clarified

The Court of Appeal in Chesterton Global Ltd v Nurmohamed confirms that a complaint by a worker about unlawful conduct committed by the employer which is mostly personally motivated may nevertheless have the protection of the whistleblowing legislation if the… Read on

Analysis: tied accommodation and the employment contract

The Court considered the issue of tied accommodation in the recent case of Hertfordshire County Council v Davies. Background Mr Davies moved into a school bungalow owned by Hertfordshire City Council (Council) upon becoming the school caretaker in January 2003.… Read on

EU citizens in UK immigration plans – June 2017 position

In the hope that the EU will reciprocate, the UK Government’s current proposal regarding EU citizenship is as follows: EU citizens properly resident before Brexit can apply for residency under the new scheme which will be in place. EU citizens… Read on

Sickness whilst on holiday – the current position

One of the most confusing areas of employment law in recent years has concerned the impact of sickness absence on employees’ entitlement to statutory holiday and holiday pay. These issues have been examined at judicial levels from Employment Tribunals to… Read on

The Law Society recommends Employment Inspectors

On 20 June 2017, the Law Society published its recommendations “How to achieve the best working practices in the modern workplace” in response to the government’s Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy (known as the Taylor Review).… Read on

Immigration and the Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s speech has hinted at changes to the immigration rules post-Brexit. Immigration post-Brexit has raised concerns on many fronts, for instance; from employers concerned about a chronic skills shortage for their businesses; from EU citizens working and residing in… Read on

We have celebrated our 7th Birthday!

A celebration lunch at our head office went down a treat as we celebrated 7 years of Springhouse One of our solicitors, Yeing, also joined us along with her husband and new born baby girl, Saskia, who travelled down for… Read on

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