Latest legal news from Peninsula
24 December 2019
Posted by: Alasdair Smith
Our HR Legal Experts, Peninsula, have issued the October 2019 update on the latest legal news and judgments explained by their straight-talking experts. Here is this edition's overview.
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Professor-student relationship leads to fair dismissal
In Dronsfield v University of Reading, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decided that an employee was fairly dismissed for misconduct...
The importance of 'long-term' in disability cases.
In Parnarby v Leicester City Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) were tasked with deciding whether an employer should...
ECJ confirms limits on holiday carry over due to sickness
A recent ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that Member States do not need to allow untaken holidays in excess of four...
Private sector employers and IR35 liability.
From April 2020, medium and large private sector organisations will be responsible for making the decision over whether a self-employed...
Is it fair to have restrictions on tattoos at work>
It is fair to say the number of individuals with visible tattoos has increased in recent years, where once this form of body art was typically reserved...
Sickness: Is it genuine?
Dealing with employee sickness is a common issue for employers, as individuals will undoubtedly fall ill from time to time. However, on certain occasions...
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