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Latest case - an end to the sleep-in crisis?

Latest case - an end to the sleep-in crisis?

31 July 2018 by Nicola Brown

Having a number of clients in sectors such as social care and education means the issue of whether sleep-in shifts attract the National Minimum Wage has been an area I have been actively advising on for many years now. Several court decisions had come through where National Minimum Wage was held to apply... read more »

When is a philosophical belief not a philosophical belief?

When is a philosophical belief not a philosophical belief?

20 July 2018 by Peter Stevens

Under the Equality Act 2010, a person is protected against discrimination on the grounds of their religion or philosophical belief. When the protection was first introduced, it was on the grounds of a person’s religion or similar philosophical belief, but the word similar was dropped and is no longer in the legislation. There has... read more »

Tales from the Tribunal

Tales from the Tribunal

31 July 2018 by Marianne Wright

We take a look at two recent Employment Tribunal decisions and the practical points employers can take away from the decisions. A Rawlinson v Catch 22 Multi Academies Trust Ltd (2018) The first case involved an IT support manager, Mr Rawlinson, who resigned after being refused access to a company van and subsequently... read more »