Updated to take into account the extension of the SMR and CR to all FCA-authorised firms on 9 December 2019.
The NHS needs to make more investment in its current workforce rather than creating new roles if it is to reverse staff shortages and the rate of staff attrition, according to a report.
The Government has announced plans to change the way breaks in employment are treated, which could have a greater impact for local government than for employers in the private sector, due to the operation of the modification order.
In Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the worker's complaint that false rumours had been spread about him is an allegation of defamation and a disclosure of information that tends to show a breach of a legal obligation under the whistleblowing provisions.
NHS vacancies are running at more than 90,000 per quarter, newly released statistics reveal.
Even with the extra funding announced in the health service's Long Term Plan, NHS trusts are unlikely to meet performance targets because of difficulties recruiting staff.
With the Court of Appeal due to hear the appeal against the High Court decision in Agoreyo that the suspension of a teacher was a repudiatory breach of contract, consultant editor Darren Newman looks at the issue of suspension when it relates to safeguarding concerns.
This article looks at the framework providing protection to staff transferring out of and between local authorities, in addition to that provided by TUPE.
In Wood v Durham County Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the employee's tendency to steal was a manifestation of his disability and an excluded condition under the Equality Act 2010 (Disability) Regulations 2010.
In James v Coedffranc Community Council, an employment tribunal upheld an unsuccessful job applicant's age discrimination claim after an interviewer said "I've just noticed how old you are" and jotted down older candidates' ages on interview notes.
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