Monthly Archives: April 2012

Yesterday’s “other” employment case

Understandably and justifiably, yesterday for employment practitioners was all about the decisions from the Supreme Court in the joined appeals of Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes and Homer v West Yorkshire Police CC on age discrimination.  Find the official … Continue reading

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In anticipation of the Underhill Review

As part of its review of employment law, the Coalition Government has asked the outgoing President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Mr Justice Underhill to “lead a thorough review of employment tribunal rules…and develop and recommend a revised procedural code” … Continue reading

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What if an employee becomes pregnant whilst on maternity leave?

As I return to my office this week after my second (and very definitely final) period of maternity leave, my thoughts turn to employers who may be getting a little more than they bargained for when they welcome employees back … Continue reading

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Employment Law changes

The policy intentions of the Coalition Government take further shape from tomorrow… Most significantly, the qualifying period for employees to be able to claim unfair dismissal rises from one year to two years for those starting employment on or after … Continue reading

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Back in business!

Hello and welcome to teagoemplaw, my professional blog on all things employment law (and related topics).  I will shortly be resuming my freelance writing and presenting and my advisory work, after a period of maternity leave.  Keep an eye on … Continue reading

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