Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
In Kaur v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, the Court of Appeal held that, in "last straw" cases, an employee may rely on earlier affirmed breaches of contract provided that the later act forms part of the series.
BT today announced plans to cut 13,000 jobs over the next three years - 13% of its global workforce - and substantially reduce its management presence in London.
The GMB union has called the newly announced merger proposal between Sainsbury's and Asda a "bargain basement" deal that could risk hundreds of thousands of jobs.
In Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood, the Supreme Court held that, where an employee was dismissed by letter, her notice period began when she read the letter, or had a reasonable opportunity to do so.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has warned that it is seeing a "significant" increase in the number of European nurses leaving the UK, with almost a third (29%) more nurses and midwives from countries in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) leaving the register last year.
Can an employee challenge an investigation that has led to an unflattering reference? A recent decision sheds more light on the risks posed to employers that need to provide detailed references, says Charles Wynn-Evans.
Updated to reflect the latest guidance from HM Revenue and Customs on the taxation of payments in lieu of notice.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers the implications of a recent case involving a Jamaican bus driver who was dismissed when he could not provide the required documentation during his employer's audit of its workforce's right to work in the UK.
With stories about company collapse in the headlines all too often, Kelly Tucker from HR Star looks at the practical implications for employees.
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