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7th May 2014

Post employment victimisation covered by Equality Act 2010

The Court of Appeal in Jessemey v Rowstock Ltd and another [2014] EWCA Civ 185 has confirmed that post-employment victimisation is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010. Mr Jessemey had been dismissed by his employer (Rowstock) for being over 65 and he subsequently brought unfair dismissal and age…
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15th May 2014

New Code of Practice on Preventing Illegal Working from 16 May 2014.

New Code of Practice on Preventing Illegal Working from 16 May 2014. The government has published a new Draft Code of Practice on Preventing Illegal Working. The Code applies to instances of illegal working occurring on or after 16 May 2014, the document checks required on or after 16 May 2014…
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22nd May 2014

UPDATE - Important whistleblowing decision handed down by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled today in the case of Clyde & Co LLP and Another v Bates van Winkelhof that LLP members are "workers" within the meaning of section 230(3) of the ERA 1996, meaning that they are afforded key protections, including the right not to be dismissed for making protected…
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