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Bullying and harassment in the workplace

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Worryingly, the TUC has reported that over a third of employees have suffered bullying in the workplace. There is a fine line between the distinction of workplace bullying and harassment. Bullying is not legally defined as being unlawful, with gov.uk...

Recent changes to employment law and what they mean for employees and employers

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As we are heading through spring, the season brings with it updates to employment law which are due to take effect from April 2024 and beyond. Minimum wage increases The annual minimum wage increase took effect from 01...

The current consultation to re-introduce fees to the employment tribunal and employment appeal tribunal

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The government is currently undergoing a consultation, due to take place between 29 January 2024 to 25 March 2024, to consider the re-introduction of tribunal fees for employees to access the justice service when they have an employment law dispute or wish...

Supreme Court case highlights importance of gaining legal advice for whistleblowing disclosures

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A decision earlier this year by the Supreme Court not to allow an appeal against the judgement in Kong v Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited has caused ripples for whistle-blower protections. The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides protection to...