The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, on the particular facts, the employee's dismissal for 20 months' unauthorised absence was unfair.
Updated to include information on the repayment of contractual redundancy pay for very senior managers returning to the NHS within 12 months.
These tables summarise pay awards in the public health sector monitored by the XpertHR pay databank.
Trade unions representing 1.3 million nurses, doctors and other health professionals have written to Theresa May asking her to ditch the longstanding 1% pay cap on NHS staff.
Unions representing thousands of claimants in a long-running equal pay claim against Glasgow City Council have welcomed the latest victory in the Court of Session.
The Court of Appeal has held that, where the reason or principal reason for a dismissal is because the employee made a disclosure, the question of whether or not that disclosure is protected falls to be determined objectively by the tribunal, and not the employer.
An employment tribunal has held that ambulance workers' non-guaranteed overtime in respect of "shift overruns" should be included in the calculation of their holiday pay, but that on the facts of this case purely voluntary overtime does not have to be included.
The NHS Pay Review Body and the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration have made recommendations on pay increases that follow public-sector pay policy, but they both questioned the sustainability of ongoing pay restraint in the NHS.
An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp. While a reasonable level of employee social media use at work may be acceptable, it is still important to have clear social media policies.
Updated to include a best practice guide for consultant job planning issued by NHS Improvement.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to specific industry sectors: financial services, health, local authority and police.