• Employee's personal messages at work can be read by employers

    Posted on January 14, 2016

    Judges have ruled that employers can read employees’ personal messages sent via chat software and webmail accounts during working hours.

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  • New Year, New Start

    Posted on December 23, 2015

    It’s an accepted fact many people reassess their life choices about marriage and the family, following a period of significance in their life, or, indeed, after an annual seasonal event such a Christm…

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  • Congratulations to Jerome Vego...LPC Graduation

    Posted on November 27, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that Jerome Vego, a paralegal in our Commercial Business team, has passed his LPC.

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  • When is it appropriate to consider disparity of treatment between employees in similar circumstances?

    Posted on November 25, 2015

    The EAT has held that an employment tribunal was wrong to find that a claimant was unfairly dismissed where the employer treated another employee involved in the incident more leniently.  

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  • Gross misconduct dismissal unfair for employee with 34 years' clean record

    Posted on November 24, 2015

    The Court of Appeal has restored an employment judge’s decision that an employee was unfairly dismissed because no reasonable employer would have dismissed him in the circumstances.

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  • National Minimum Wages offenders named and shamed

    Posted on November 24, 2015

    Employers who have failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW) have been named and shamed.

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  • Homophobic gestures amount to discrimination

    Posted on November 09, 2015

    A gay man has been awarded £7,500 compensation after a shop worker made homophobic gestures towards him.

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  • EAT rules that dismissal for making derogatory comments against employer on Facebook was fair

    Posted on November 06, 2015

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that it was fair to dismiss an employee who made derogatory comments about his employer on Facebook 2 years ago.

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  • Leeds Day "Top-Tier" firm

    Posted on October 16, 2015

    We are delighted to announce that our Real Estate - Commercial Property team has been ranked in the Legal500 2015 edition as a "Top-Tier" firm.

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