Secret recordings of meetings by an employee can be admissible evidence in cases if the tribunal thinks it is relevant. However, secretly recording a meeting might amount to misconduct, depending on the employer’s rules.
An employer will not discriminate against someone because of their disability if the employer did not know, and could not reasonably have been expected to know, that the employee was disabled. Whether an employer could reasonably be expected to know about a disability is often referred to as ‘constructive knowledge’.
Employers have an obligation under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (NMWA) to keep pay records showing that they pay the national minimum wage (NMW). This requirement continues after employment has ended. The Employment Appeal Tribunal has looked recently at what happens when there is a TUPE transfer – does the transferor have to keep and produce those records for employees who have transferred to another employer?
Reports this week (19th August 2019) suggest that a ‘no deal’ Brexit could see the free movement of people end immediately following the 31st October 2019 without any transition period.
How much more can we say about the risks associated with working at height? What is left to be discussed?
THSP Risk Management are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest Risk Assessment software – a COSHH Risk Assessment Builder (CAB).
Although slavery is commonly thought to be something of the past, human trafficking is sadly happening and no matter where you live, the chances are that it is happening close to you.
Is hot-desking bad for business? Many employers now have open plan offices and hot desking to save space and reduce costs.
An employment tribunal can award compensation for ‘injury to feelings’ if an employee wins their discrimination claim. It is designed to compensate an employee for the upset and anxiety that the discrimination caused
This week the Met office warned that we were likely to face temperatures of over 37⁰C. In light of this, the Environmental Audit Select Committee published a report in July 2018 with a stark warning that in the next 30 years, heat-related deaths could treble unless action is taken.