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IR35 - An Overview

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IR35 and the off-payroll working reform initially came into force in 2017 for public sector organisations. However, on 6th April 2020 the new IR35 rules will come into force, affecting medium/large private sector organisations. Although often...

Who is protected if your employer transfers over to another business?

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What is TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings)? The purpose of TUPE is to protect employees in the event that the business they work for transfers over to someone else. It means that the employees' terms, entitlements and rights remain the same with the new...

Dismissal can amount to a detriment

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The recent case of Jakkhu v Network Rail Infrastructure Limited 2019 shows that a dismissal can be classed as a detriment, even if the claimant has returned to work. The Claimant had a history of sickness absence for both disability and non-disability...

Threatening dismissal for refusing to work without a break

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In the recent case of Pazur v Lexington Catering Services Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that Mr Pazur had been subjected to an unlawful detriment when his employer threatened to dismiss him for complying with Regulation 10 of the Working Time...

Massaging an employee's shoulders did not amount to harassment under s.26 of the Equality Act 2010, EAT decides

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In the recent case of Raj v Capita Business Services Ltd , the Employment Appeal Tribunal dismissed an employee's claim that he had suffered harassment under s.26 of the Equality Act 2010. Mr Raj claimed that his female manager had massaged his...