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Author: Jane Moorman and Emma Slark, Masons
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Holiday pay is becoming the new TUPE in terms of the difficulty it is posing to employers and the frequency with which this subject is addressed by tribunals. The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently held in Canada Life v Gray and Farrar EAT 0657/03
Author: David Lipworth, Baker & McKenzie
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Following a consultation exercise in autumn 2003 (see ELA Briefing, December 2003), the government published the final draft of the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004 in late January. These were approved following a motion in the House of Lords by Lord Sainsbury on 23 February.
Author: Nick Ralph, Archon Solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
It is becoming an increasingly popular practice for employers to cut through the niceties of performance or disciplinary procedures by presenting the employee with a draft compromise agreement and a comment along the lines of: "We are speaking on a `without prejudice' basis. We have lost confidence in you.
Author: Jill Kelly, partner, Clarks Solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
 can't believe that I wrote about the proposed changes to TUPE and pensions in this column as long ago as November 2001. Finally, we now have something more concrete in S/203-204 of the Pensions Bill. The new protection only applies to employees who are members of occupational pension schemes
Topics: TUPE
Author: Jill Kelly, partner, Clarks Solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
New regulations are being finalised to bring in fair piece rates for output workers under the National Minimum Wage Act. This replaces the system of fair estimate agreements where employers set an estimate of the amount of time needed to complete each block of work.
Author: Jill Kelly, partner, Clarks Solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Just before he got hit by the Durant decision, the Information Commissioner had the chance to prepare the final part of his Employment Practices Code in draft about workers' health.
Author: Paul McMahon, Freeth Cartwright
Resource type: ELA Briefing
As an employment lawyer advising an employee on the terms of a compromise agreement, how many times have you been asked to give the following warranty (or something similar): "The adviser warrants that the conditions regulating compromise agreements under the Acts are satisfied in relation to this agreement"?
Author: Raymond Jeffers, Linklaters
Resource type: ELA Briefing
An entertaining game to play over the Easter holidays might be to name the body that will generate the most work for you in the coming months. The government is a good opening gambit.For example, there are the up coming laws, such as the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003
Topics: Miscellaneous
Author: Peter Frost, Herbert Smith, ELA mediation working party
Resource type: ELA Briefing
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 means of curbing the time and cost spent dealing with disputes seems ever more attractive.
Topics: ADR
Author: Chris Holmes, Disability Rights Commissioner and Caroline Carter, Ashurst
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Last December’s Court of Session decision in Archibald v Fife Council [2004] IRLR197 on the extent of employers’ duties to make adjustments under the DisabilityDiscrimination Act 1995 (DDA) has proved controversial. We hear from twoparties with opposing views: Chris Holmes, MBE, a disability rights commissioner,and Caroline Carter of Ashurst, whose clients are predominantly employers.
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