Misuse of Twitter & Unfair Dismissal : Episode 15

February 5, 2015 by joe

  What happens when an employee tweets offensive comments In this episode of the Podcast I give you a summary of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case within which the issue of the misuse of an employees personal twitter account resulted in his dismissal for gross misconduct.  In this case the employee Mr Laws tweeted offensive messages […]

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Reinstatement of Employment following Dismissal

January 23, 2015 by joe

What happens when an employee is successful with their appeal In this episode of the Podcast I give you a summary of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case within which the issue of reinstatement of an employee following a successful appeal against dismissal was discussed. In this case the employee Mrs Salmon was dismissed for […]

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Obesity & Discrimination : Episode 13

January 7, 2015 by joe

  Is an Obese employee protected from discrimination?  In this episode #13 of the Podcast I discuss the recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which answers the question as to whether under European Law obesity is protected from discrimination. The case Karsten Kaltoft v Kommunemes Landsforening was referred from the Danish Courts […]

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Shared Parental Leave : Episode 12

December 4, 2014 by joe

Shared Parental Leave In this episode #12 of the Podcast I discuss the changes that became law on the 1st December 2014 in respect of the new rights to shared parental leave.  The changes will effect all employers and you could be receiving notices of shared parental leave from as early as January 2015 for children due […]

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Disciplinary procedures: Episode 11

November 20, 2014 by joe

  The problem with getting Disciplinary procedures wrong In this episode of the Podcast I give you a summary of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case within which the issue of procedural irregularities with a disciplinary procedure were discussed. In this case the employee Mrs Old was dismissed in a career ending decision by her […]

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How much should I pay during holidays?

November 6, 2014 by joe

Following the recent Employment Appeal Decision: How much do I have to pay employees on holiday? Following the news this week you may be scratching your head and asking yourself how much should I pay during holidays to employees? This episode of the podcast deals with this question. If you are an employer your attention […]

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