Employment Bulletin October 2019
Whistleblowing: Is reasonable belief that a protected disclosure is in the public interest sufficient?
Out-of-hours GP providing services through limited company is a worker rather than self-employed
Applying exceptions to the confidentiality of pre termination negotiations
Should compassionate leave be allowed in cases of pet bereavement?
EAT reaffirms that when calculating an injury to feelings award, the effect of the conduct on the Claimant is the relevant consideration, rather than the gravity of the Respondent's actions. (Komeng v Creative Support)
When is the right time to consider ill-health early retirement?
When can employees lawfully participate in industrial action and how can employers prevent it arising?
Can employers deduct pay for training?
New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework - an explanation of the inspection criteria relating to staff well-being and staff supervision within schools
Employment Bulletin September 2019
Employment rights of agency workers - Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Limited
When will posting on social media be “in the course of employment"? - Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd
Making a covert recording is an act of misconduct - Phoenix House v Stockman
Constructive knowledge of an employee’s disability – A Ltd v Z
Employment Bulletin August 2019
Contract enforceable despite breach of immigration rules - Okedina v Chikale
Grounds for challenging Industrial Action
Breach of immigration rules does not render a contract of employment unenforceable
Calculating Holiday Pay for Term-Time Workers - Harpur Trust v Brazel 
Can perceived disability constitute direct discrimination?
Provision of employee references and ensuring safe recruitment
Fixed-term and temporary contracts: the benefits and the drawbacks
Is it discrimatory to suspend a teacher who can only write by hand for a few minutes? Ahmed v The Cardinal Hume Academies
Can an award for injury to feelings in a discrimination case be reduced because of contributory negligence? First Greater Western Limited & Linley v Waiyego
Voluntary overtime: to be calculated in holiday pay if it is regular and settled. Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust
Employment Bulletin July 2019
Shared Parental Leave and Sex Discrimination
Side effects and definition of disability
Employers must properly record all daily working time to be measured
Employment Bulletin - June 2019
Dismissal may be discriminatory even if employer does not know of disability until appeal hearing.