August 2018 Newsletter

It’s August and the holiday season, which combined with Parliament’s long summer break, hasn’t left much time for HR/Employment law. However, the summer slowdown hasn’t stopped developments altogether and we bring you the latest news on the Government’s decision to ‘caste’ out this form of discrimination  from legislation and guidance on post-Brexit status for EU workers.

In our case update we bring news on liability for the acts of third parties, the effect of a successful appeal against dismissal and confirmation that when an employee is dismissed without notice for genuine gross misconduct, the termination date is not extended by the statutory notice period.