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|1 Dec 2004||Are your Disciplinary Policies up to Date?||Rebecca Ford, Olswang||Employers should now have in place new or amended policies that take account of the statutory dismissal, disciplinary (DDP) and grievance (GP) procedures which came into force on 1 October 2004. They ...|
|1 Dec 2003||Breastfeeding and Sex Discrimination||David Fox is a lawyer in the Treasury Solicitor’s Department who acted for the Ministry of Defence||
Breastfeeding mothers are protected against discrimination only until the end of their maternity leave or in circumstances where health and safety issues arise, according to the EAT in a reserved j...
|1 Apr 2009||The Acas Helpline: Sat Nav for Employment Claims||Richard Fox, Kingsley Napley, and Anna Henderson, Herbert Smith LLP||On 6 April Acas's enhanced helpline will go live. ELA members' concerns about the scope of the service were recently put to Acas by Richard Fox and Anna Henderson on behalf of ELA's legislative and po...|
|1 Dec 2010||Clarifying s.147(5)(d) of the Equality Act 2010||Richard Fox, Kingsley Napley LLP||The trouble with attempting to consolidate a raft of law into a simple, easy-to-understand code can be the law of unintended consequences.|
|1 May 2011||Resolving workplace disputes: ELA responds||Richard Fox, ELA deputy chair and chair of the resolving workplace disputes committee||In January the government published `Resolving Workplace Disputes', setting out the coalition's agenda in the field of employment law. In doing so it clearly set out the prism through which it wants i...|
|1 Jun 2013||ELA News - June 2013||Richard Fox, Kingsley Napley LLP, ELA Chair||As we reach the half-way stage in the ELA Management Committee two-year term of office, we have undoubtedly reached a turning point in the life of the Government’s employment law agenda.|
|1 May 2003||Dudley Bower and Stable Economic Entities||Jane Fraser, partner, Maclay Murray & Spens||Dudley Bower Building Services Ltd v (1) PC Lowe (2) WS Atkins Facilities Management Ltd (3) Serco Ltd (EAT 856/01) was heard by the EAT on 29 July 2002, with the decision promulgated on 18 February 2...|
|1 Nov 2012||The Jackson report: hot tubbing and heated debates||Sarah Fraser Butlin, Cloisters||The Jackson report has been hot news, especially for personal injury practitioners. Its recommendations have largely been accepted, with implementation via the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of ...|
|1 Oct 2012||Disciplinary proceedings: a second bite of the cherry?||Alison Frazer, Queen Square Chambers||the recent case of Christou & anor v London Borough of Haringey the EAT held that where an employee is disciplined twice for matters arising out of the same facts and the second set of proceedi...|
|1 Apr 2004||The Mediation Survey: " a resounding yes but..."||Peter Frost, Herbert Smith, ELA mediation working party||With huge numbers of tribunal claims continuing to be made, and an increasing number of employment rights to enforce, the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and specifically mediation, as a ...|