Employment Law Blog

23 April 2019

When an employee is under regulatory or criminal investigation, how should their employer handle an internal disciplinary?

A recent Court of Appeal case of North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Gregg provides welcome guidance to employers on how to deal with such circumstances. The Court confirms a Trust’s ability to progress internal disciplinary proceedings whilst a doctor is subject to criminal investigation.

Clodagh Hogan

3 April 2019

How to minimise the risk of workplace sexual harassment claims

What is the current best advice for any organisation wishing to protect itself from allegations of sexual harassment given the new environment post #MeToo and the Presidents Club dinner? Richard Fox discusses ten ways to minimise your risk.

Richard Fox

8 March 2019

Pitfalls for employers: dismissals and TUPE transfers

The recent Court of Appeal case of Hare Wines Ltd v Kaur is a reminder of the caution that should be exercised by employers when carrying out dismissals either before or after a TUPE transfer. In this case, an employer attempted to argue that the dismissal in question was carried out for “purely personal reasons” unrelated to the TUPE transfer, an argument which was dismissed by the Court of Appeal.

Clodagh Hogan

8 February 2019

Disclosing the past - how much does the regulator need to know?

On 30 January 2019, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the eagerly awaited matter of R (on the application of P, G and W) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another (Appellants) [2019] UKSC 3 relating to the disclosure of criminal records.

Alecsandra Manning-Rees

24 January 2019

At last we are moving away from a state of limbo over NDAs

Ndas: the new duty to act ethically?

Richard Fox

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