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Employment Law & HR Update - January 2019
In the team's first update of 2019, updates on: disability discrimination, Uber workers, age discrimination, employment documents and collective bargaining.
By Sinead McCracken on Monday 14th January 2019
The Government’s Good Work Plan – A Brighter Future for the UK Labour Market?
Solicitor Sophie Allinson highlights the key proposals and initiatives within the Government’s recently released ‘Good Work Plan’.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - December 2018
In the team's last update of 2018, case law updates on: employment status, gross misconduct, disability discrimination and dismissals.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 11th December 2018
‘Tis the season…to be careful
As the festive season fast approaches, Burnetts Partner Nigel Crebbin delivers a cautionary note on staff Christmas parties.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 13th November 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - November 2018
In her November update, Sinead McCracken reviews recent cases on whistleblowing, harassment, disability discrimination and disciplinary processes.
By Sinead McCracken on Monday 12th November 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - October 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses employee disabilities, notices, dismissal meetings and employers' liabilities in her October 2018 Employment Law and HR update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 16th October 2018
With better work in mind…promoting improved mental health in the workplace
Burnetts was proud to co-host and present at the ‘With better work in mind’ conference, which took place at Rheged on 11th October 2018.
By Anna Lovett on Monday 15th October 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - September 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses zero-hours contracts and unfair dismissal claims in her September 2018 Employment Law and HR update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 4th September 2018
Troubled by Tribunals? – a basic guide to ET claims
Employment Law & HR Partner Nigel Crebbin gives a basic step by step guide to the process of an Employment Tribunal claim in 2018.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - August 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses the outcome of three notable employment law cases in her August 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - July 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses unfair dismissal claims in her July 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 17th July 2018