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Monthly Archive

April 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 14 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Articles
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Taylor Wimpey Leasehold Dispute

National housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has apologised to home buyers this week after growing criticism of its policy, between 2007 and 2011, of selling new build houses as leasehold properties. This mean... read more..

News
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Update on the Workplace High Heels Debate

Further to our article of 3 April, the Government has rejected the petition started by Nicola Thorp that called for new law regarding workplace dress codes. The Government stated that “scope for... read more..

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Clarity for Indirect Discrimination

Steven Organ looks at a recent judgment of the Supreme Court and its effect on the law of indirect discrimination. read more..

Discrimination
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Dismissals for Some Other Substantial Reason (SOSR)

There are five potentially fair reasons for dismissal. They are conduct, capability, redundancy, breach of a statutory duty or restriction, and  "some other substantial reason of a kind a read more..

News
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The Employment Team grows

We are pleased to announce that Lauren McLaughlin has joined Curzon Green Solicitors as an Associate. Lauren will be based at our London office working exclusively in the Employment department. ... read more..

Heads of Department
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Lauren McLaughlin

Lauren practises both contentious and non-contentious employment law, and is a Senior Associate Solicitor. In particular Lauren has extensive experience of the day-to-day running and strategic... read more..

Employment Law
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Making Redundancies

It is an inevitable part of any business that from time-to-time some employees will become surplus to requirements. However, making an employee redundant should be treated with caution, as if there is... read more..

News
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Court of Appeal: Civil Division. Re C (Children) 2017

The Court of Appeal have ruled that a Judge had erred in failing to provide sufficient reasons or an explanation as to why a 50:50 shared care arrangement (alternate weeks) was in the children&rsqu read more..

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New compensation limits in force from 6 April 2017

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2017 SI 2017/175 has been laid before Parliament and will increase the compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legisla... read more..

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Dress Code and Uniform Policies: Avoiding Discrimination for Employers

Jessica Bass looks at recent cases in respect of discriminatory dress codes, and the potential implications for UK employers. ... read more..

News
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Statutory Sick Pay

From today, as a result of the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2017 SI 2017/260, the standard rate of statutory sick pay will be £89.35 per week. read more..

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High Heels and Employer Dress Policy Discrimination

In December 2015, Nicola Thorp arrived for work at PwC’s office in London, to begin work as a receptionist. Responsibility for the front desk and reception area was outsourced to a provider call... read more..

News
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Statutory Rates Increase

As at today, the standard rates of statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay, statutory adoption pay and statutory shared parental pay will rise to £140.98 per week (or 90 per cent of the... read more..

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New Rates for National Minimum Wage

New Rates for National Minimum Wage from today are:   • workers aged 25 and over                             &nb... read more..

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