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Company car in Speeding Allegation

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We acted recently for a business who had a series of company cars, one of which was involved in a speeding incident. The notice to prosecute came in the post addressed to the business, as it would if you were caught out speeding in...

Drink Driving, Drugs and Mobile Phones - Do You Know the Law?

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A drink after work or with friends, texting to say you're home late from a shopping trip or driving the morning after a big party - as we approach the festive season, it is essential to stay safe on the roads and remember the law. Drug taking and...

Higher fees reduce access to Employment Tribunals

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In 2013, the government increased the fees for taking an employment law issue to an Employment Tribunal (ET) and also introduced a fee remission scheme (the Scheme) for ET claims. Since then, concern has mounted that the combined effect of these changes has...

INSIGHT: Battle for equal pay for shop floor stackers

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Employment tribunal ruling which could open the flood gates to further claims An Employment Tribunal in Manchester has ruled that women who work at a major supermarket can pursue a claim for equal pay, this could open the floodgates...

What is the HR adviser's role in a disciplinary scenario?

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In the case of Ramphal -v- Department for Transport, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the correct limits to a HR adviser’s role in disciplinary situations. For those employers with HR functions, the case...

INSIGHT: Collective Redundancy - When Should Consultation Begin?

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Following high-profile changes to the definition of “establishment” in collective redundancy cases, a new ruling has now confirmed when the obligation to consult is triggered. Andrew Murray, solicitor in the employment team at Pearson, discusses...

INSIGHT: Andrew Murray looks back over the years

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Imagine the days pre email, when a fax machine was a new-fangled machine to be debated over……………….with over 30 years of experience in the law and having seen many changes in his time Andrew Murray joined our...