Dismissal before a TUPE transfer

Employees have certain rights including protection from dismissal on the transfer of an undertaking, such as on a business sale or the outsourcing or insourcing of services. Such transfers are known as ‘TUPE transfers’ and are governed by the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.

Working Time

There are two recent cases to be aware of in relation to working time, both involving firefighters.
The first says that an award for injury to feelings can be made in an employment tribunal if an employee wins a claim of detriment for asserting working time rights.

Knowledge of disability

If an employee is disabled under the Equality Act 2010, as their employer you must make reasonable adjustments to elements of their job which put them at a substantial disadvantage, compared to non-disabled employees.