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ECHR U-turn on employers' right to monitor communications ruling

ECHR U-turn on employers' right to monitor communications ruling

Employers should make extra sure they clearly highlight their right to monitor workers' use of the internet after an unexpected ECHR ruling.

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Gaby Hardwicke successfully defends tribunal claim issued by wife against husband's business

Gaby Hardwicke successfully defends tribunal claim issued by wife against husband's business

Gaby Hardwicke acted for the respondent in a highly unusual employment tribunal claim recently, issued by a business owner's ex-wife.

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Employment tribunal victory for man fired over Facebook post

Employment tribunal victory for man fired over Facebook post

A man who was dismissed for sharing details of a rival company's products on Facebook has won his tribunal claim.

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HMRC waives national minimum wage penalties for sleep-in shifts

HMRC waives national minimum wage penalties for sleep-in shifts

HMRC will waive penalties for NMW arrears owed by social care providers to workers on sleep-in shifts that took place before 26 July 2017.

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Supreme Court ruling: employment tribunal fees are unlawful

Supreme Court ruling: employment tribunal fees are unlawful

The Supreme Court has ruled that the existing employment tribunal fee system is unlawful and must be scrapped.

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