Government reforms (5):  ACAS Guidance – Fire and rehire

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What do we already know? The practice of fire and rehire (also known as ‘dismissal and re-engagement’) is a way in which an employer can change terms within employees’ contracts of employment by giving notice to terminate and offering re-employment on new terms. This strategy is generally used as a last resort where the change…
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Case update (2):  Trade unions – Collective bargaining

Summary:  Is it unlawful for an employer to make direct offers to employees in connection with pay and changes to terms and conditions of employment while the collective bargaining process is still continuing? Yes, says the Supreme Court in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and ors available here.  The employer should have followed and exhausted…
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Government reforms (4): ACAS report – Fire and rehire

What do we already know? The practice of fire and rehire (also known as ‘dismissal and re-engagement’) is a way in which an employer can change terms within employees’ contracts of employment by giving notice to terminate and offering re-employment on new terms. This strategy is generally used as a last resort where the change…
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