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    In the remedy hearing in Bailes v First Bristol Ltd, the employment tribunal considered the unusual argument that an unfairly dismissed bus driver be recompensed for two free bus passes for family members that he lost out on when his employment ended.

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    27 March 2015

    XpertHR's model policy on adoption leave has been updated to cover the 5 April 2015 changes, this includes alerting employees to their new rights to take time off to attend adoption appointments and to curtail adoption leave to take shared parental leave.

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    In this week's podcast, we examine the latest pay awards, and find out whether employers are intending to increase or freeze pay over the next year. We also look at the measures used to calculate pay.

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    27 March 2015

    The employment tribunal has given its ruling in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd and another, but employers hoping for guidance on what reference period they should use when calculating holiday pay for workers on commission will be disappointed by the outcome.

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    26 March 2015

    XpertHR provides new model letters responding to an individual who has requested time off to attend an adoption appointment, as well as a declaration form for the individual to complete.

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    26 March 2015

    In "How to introduce and review a pay and grading structure" we look at the different types of grading structures and how organisations should go about introducing one of them. We also address issues such as how employees progress through the grading structure, avoiding discrimination and handling appeals.

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    25 March 2015

    XpertHR rounds up key content on employment law changes that come into force in April 2015. The changes cover the enhancement of family-friendly rights, increases in the limits on tribunal awards and changes to national insurance.

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    25 March 2015

    The full dataset of pay settlements effective over the past year has been added to XpertHR Benchmarking. Subscribers can see the headline data, and also drill down into the results by sector. The dataset covers all pay awards effective between 1 March 2014 and 28 February 2015.

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