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Employment Law Update – February 2020

In this months employment law update we have a whole host of cases which focus on workplace investigations. We’ve looked at the case of Uddin v London Borough of Ealing, where an unfair dismissal case made it all the way to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and serves to remind us what the role of…

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Mock Employment Tribunals: New Dates Now Available!

Have you ever been to an employment tribunal? Does the thought of defending a case before a Judge fill you with dread? Back by popular demand, Vista’s mock employment tribunal allows delegates to experience all the thrills and spills of the tribunal, but in a learning environment. Here’s a taste of the fun you can…

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Employment Law

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Holiday Entitlement: Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve gathered a few questions relating to holiday entitlement that we have had recently, and answered them for you below. If you would prefer to watch the video, head over here. Can an employee claim back holidays when they are sick during annual leave? The short answer is yes. Although, they would need to comply…

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Employment Law

How to Manage a Disciplinary Appeal Hearing
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Employment Law Update – January 2020

Happy new year and welcome to the first employment law update of 2020. By now, most people will have returned to work. Many will have come back with the hope of having, and sticking to, a new year’s resolution. And if that resolution has been to go green and become vegan, some managers may well…

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IR35
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IR35: Employer Action Plan & Checklist

You’ll know by now that April 2020 will see changes to IR35 law. To consider whether IR35 applies, there are four main tests: Mutuality of Obligation Here, they determine whether the organisation is obliged to provide work and is the individual obliged to accept the work offered? Under this test, they will look firstly at…

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How to Avoid Discrimination in Recruitment
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How to Avoid Discrimination in Recruitment

Failing to offer a candidate a position because of a protected characteristic is unlawful and amounts to direct discrimination. We don’t need to explain the reasons why it’s important for employers to have an understanding of this, but we have pulled together a few do’s and don’ts to ensure that you do avoid discrimination in…

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tribunal cases to watch in 2020
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