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Burnetts Employment Partner joins the Cumbria Chamber Podcast

Employment lawyer Nigel Crebbin, of Burnetts Solicitors, looks at what businesses can do when winter strikes.

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Resource Employment Law & HR Update - October 2019

Read the October 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.

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Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010?

No, the Employment Tribunal (ET) decided in the case of Conisbee v Crossley Farms Limited.

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Not ok for anyone – why poor mental health in the work place is an issue for us all

Earlier this year, the World Health Organisation recognised burnout as an occupational phenomenon – a syndrome arising from chronic workplace…

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Employment

Suspending judgment…why suspension is something to think about

Often when an employer is faced with alleged misconduct by an employee, one of the first things they think about…

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Factsheet

“It’s an emergency and I’m off!” – taking time off work for dependants

Inevitably, unforeseen and urgent situations will at times demand our attention – a call from the school nurse, a sick…

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Employment

Resource Employment Law & HR Update - August 2019

Read the August 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.

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Factsheet

Employment Case Law Update August 2019

Nigel Crebbin gives an update on the latest employment law cases on whether the posting of an offensive image on…

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ACAS…EC does it?

ACAS (the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service) - anyone who has been part of an employment dispute may have heard…

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Employment

Is it possible to hit the stop button on covert recordings?

Phones, tablets, watches – it’s no secret that technology encompasses every aspect of our lives and that many of us…

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Factsheet

Employment Case Law Update July 2019

Nigel Crebbin gives an update on the latest employment law cases on: Voluntary overtime when calculating holiday pay, how religious…

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Employment

Justice delayed - justice denied?

It’s not just Brexit where delay is a key issue of the day - the employment tribunal system is struggling…

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