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    Stephen Jennings

    Posted 14 June 2019
    by Stephen Jennings .

    The Dangers of Equal Opportunity Training

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    Equalities training is usually a good way to promote a harmonious working environment and reduce the risk of a legal claim. However a recent Employment Tribunal Judgment highlights the risks of providing this training in an insensitive way. The employer,…

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    Stephen Jennings

    Posted 20 May 2019
    by Stephen Jennings .

    Keeping track of employee hours

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    A recent case in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) highlights the importance of keeping a proper record of the hours worked by employees. The ECJ held that, in order to comply with the provisions of the Working Time Directive…

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    Stephen Jennings

    Posted 9 May 2019
    by Stephen Jennings .

    Suspension – worth the risk?

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    A recent case in the Court of Appeal has emphasised the risks of suspending an employee without good cause. Whilst many employers automatically suspend employees accused of more serious allegations, doing so without considering the full circumstances could be an…

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