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  • 6 Nov 2015
    Mourinho facing constructive dismissal charges, Eva Carneiro, the former Chelsea Club Doctor, who is suing both Jose Mourinho personally and Chelsea football club for constructive dismissal. What does ‘constructive dismissal’ mean and how can employers protect their businesses and themselves personally from similar claims? 95% of small businesses do not adequately protect themselves from discrimination claims and in this article we’ll show how, with some simple and quick steps, this can be done.

  • 29 Sep 2015
    The introduction of tribunal fees saw a sharp decline in the number of tribunal applications. Unison (the public sector union) claim the fees are a barrier to justice, employers claim fees have dissuaded weak and vexatious claims. Are we about to see changes in England and Wales and what will it mean for small employers?

  • 23 Sep 2015
    In British Waterways Board v Smith, Smith was fairly (in the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) opinion) dismissed for making derogatory comments on Facebook about his managers and work. This case raises the wider question of social media in the workplace and what employers should do to prevent social media issues from employees.

  • 16 Sep 2015
    All myHRdept customers: Please read this important announcement which impacts upon employment contracts of your employees.

  • 10 Sep 2015
    Having trouble getting a contract of employment signed? If an employee does not specifically object or raise a grievance about the terms of employment and begins or continues to work, they may be deemed to have accepted a new or amended employment contract. Find out more...