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    • Employment and Litigation Paralegal - Boston
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Exposing Furlough Fraud

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Many employers throughout the UK have had to work hard to keep their businesses afloat throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. If their business has been affected or they have had to close during lockdown in accordance with Government guidelines, then...

Neither better nor worse - how TUPE protects when employees transfer

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The case of Ferguson & Ors v Astrea Asset Management Limited shows that an attempt to change contractual terms because of a transfer under TUPE will be rendered void, whether they are to the advantage or disadvantage of the employee. The directors...

Flexible Furlough Guidance

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Click here to download the Flexible Furlough Guidance....

Employment Appeal Tribunal adapts to combat impacts of Coronavirus

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The legal system has had to quickly adapt to the challenges faced as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, and one example of this is the Employment Appeal Tribunal's (EAT) need to take steps to modernise the way their hearings take place. The...

High Court success for Chattertons' Employment Team!

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The Employment Team have successfully defended an appeal heard in the High Court on a legal point never before determined with binding precedence. The case, led by Grant Shackleston, concerned whether an express confidentiality term in an ACAS COT3...

An End to the Swedish Derogation

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On 6 th April 2020, the Agency Worker (Amendment) Regulations 2019 came into force which had the effect of abolishing the Swedish Derogation. What is the Swedish Derogation? Before 6 th April this year, Regulations 10 and 11 of the Agency Worker...

An End to Free Movement: an Overview

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Significant changes will be made to the way employers in the UK recruit citizens from around the world following the introduction of a new points-based immigration system from 1 st January 2021, which will mean an end to free movement. The key aim of the...

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...