Browse All Resources

Showing 3461 - 3470 of 3629

Pages

Author: Marc Jones, partner, Turbervilles
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Viewing pornographic material in the workplace will usually result in disciplinary proceedings, but could such conduct in itself give rise to a separate complaint of unlawful sex discrimination? This question has been answered in Moonsar v Fiveways Express Transport Ltd. Marc Jones reports
Author: Trevor Gibson, associate, Wragge & Co
Resource type: ELA Briefing
It seems that everyone from Dave Ward of the Communications Workers' Union to CBI chief Digby Jones agrees that absenteeism has to be tackled. Yet recent surveys show that it is still one of the major problems facing human resources professionals in businesses across the UK. If everyone is agreed on the need to tackle it, what's the problem? Trevor Gibson reports
Author: Paul Daniels, partner, Russell Jones & Walker
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Advising on the treatment of a disabled employee on sickness absence is an important but vexed process for employment lawyers. The interplay between the statutory provisions in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and case law is complex; indeed, this subject could warrant quite a meaty book on its own. Paul Daniels gives some practical pointers on how to approach this thorny area
Author: Brendan Barber, General Secretary, Trades Union Congress
Resource type: Lecture Notes
Author: Marc Jones, partner and Neesha Patel, associate, Turbervilles
Resource type: ELA Briefing
On 1 October 2004 the new rules relating to compulsory disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures came into force. Marc Jones and Neesha Patel consider the anomalies about when the statutory grievance procedures do (and do not) apply, time limits for presenting tribunal claims, and how those time limits have been affected by the new procedures
Author: John Porter, Beachcroft Wansbroughs
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The European Commission has proposed a substantial revision of Directive 2003/88 EC. Pressure for change has been growing within the European Parliament and among member state governments and business groups as a result of recent European Court of Justice decisions on its application. John Porter reports
Author: Sejal Raja, partner, Radcliffes Le Brasseur
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004 introduce statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedures (DDP) that are binding on employers and employees. Sejal Raja considers how the regulations, and in particular the standard DDP, will affect a redundancy process
Author: Gordon Wignall is a barrister at 36 Bedford Row and a part-time tribunal chairman
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The Court of Appeal continues to describe awards of costs as "exceptional", but to what extent should this be the case - in particular, where there is doubt about whether the proceedings are misconceived? Gordon Wignall considers some of the practical consequences of the costs rules, which are set out in the 2004 Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure
Author: Lesley J Howe, partner, Mall & Co; Stephen Brodie, partner, Brabners Chaffe Street
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Guidelines on Compensation for Loss of Pension Rights were issued last year, replacing the 1991 guidelines that many observers considered to be out of date. Lesley Howe and Stephen Brodie report
Author: Stephen Levinson, partner,Manches LLP
Resource type: ELA Briefing
No one likes the new proposals published by the European Commission on 22 September. The government will lobby against them in Brussels. The CBI says let workers work as long as they want. Amicus denounced them as a "confusing mess", and to the TUC's general secretary they are "a disappointing decision which will satisfy nobody".
Showing 3461 - 3470 of 3629

Pages