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Pure Employment Law > 2018 > September
Why appeals are absolutely crucial

Why appeals are absolutely crucial

30 September 2018 by Nicola Brown

Employees often say that they feel appeals are a bit of a waste of time, and it is true that in our experience the vast majority of appeals result in the original decision being upheld. However, a recent case illustrated that whatever the outcome, they can play a very significant part in any... read more »

What Not to Ask at Interview!

What Not to Ask at Interview!

30 September 2018 by Nicola Brown

A recent survey of 2,000 managers who have responsibility for interviewing found that 85% of them admitted to having asked inappropriate questions of a candidate at interview. Can you be sure that managers at your organisation wouldn't do the same? While it is of course important that line managers are involved in the recruitment... read more »

Don't let your company vehicle policy drive you round the bend!

Don't let your company vehicle policy drive you round the bend!

30 September 2018 by Marianne Wright

The recent Employment Tribunal case of Genus and Kelly v Fortem Solutions Ltd involved two employees who carried out property repairs and who were each given company vans. Both were long serving employees with prior clean disciplinary records, but were dismissed for gross misconduct for using company vans for private purposes. Fortem had investigated the employees’... read more »

The importance of equal treatment

The importance of equal treatment

30 September 2018 by Peter Stevens

No, I don't mean equal treatment in terms of discrimination and the Equality Act (although that is important too of course!), but rather the importance of consistency when dealing with disciplinary issues. Common sense says that if you have more than one person misbehaving in a similar manner then, in the absence of any... read more »

Employment Law Update Breakfast Workshop - 15 November 2018

30 September 2018 by Nicola Brown

Join the solicitors at Pure Employment Law for our next update session, bringing you up to speed on all the latest developments in the fast-paced world of employment law. By popular demand, we will update you in a round table format with lots of opportunity to ask questions. As always, there's no shortage... read more »

Employment Law Update Evening Workshop - 8 November 2018

30 September 2018 by Nicola Brown

Join the solicitors at Pure Employment Law for our next update session, bringing you up to speed on all the latest developments in the fast-paced world of employment law. By popular demand, we will update you in a round table format with lots of opportunity to ask questions. As always, there's no shortage... read more »

Employment Law Update Breakfast Workshop - 6 November 2018

30 September 2018 by Nicola Brown

**This event is now fully booked - if you are interested in coming we can add you to our reserve list in case another person drops out. Otherwise, we still have some spaces available for our evening workshop on 8 November and our breakfast workshop on 15 November** Join the solicitors... read more »