Minimum wage mistakes

Minimum wage mistakes

Top national minimum wage mistakes We are all hearing of the HMRC “name and shame” attack against those employers who are failing to pay the national minimum or living wage. Last month saw over 200 employers on the published list. What is apparent though is that this...
Age discrimination

Age discrimination

Age discrimination claim succeeds due to a flippant comment A tribunal has ruled that a woman who was told she might be “better suited to a traditional estate agency” was discriminated against because of her age. Ms Gomes, who was 59 had continuous service with the...
Mobility clause

Mobility clause

Can we always rely on a mobility clause in the employment contract? We are often asked about business relocation and how far a mobility clause in the contract will stretch. This will always fall back to the reasonableness principle and the recent Employment Appeal...
Double checking the evidence

Double checking the evidence

The Importance of double checking the evidence in a disciplinary case In this case, Royal Mail made a significant blunder in “ignoring conclusive evidence’ during a disciplinary process. They fired an employee for misusing special leave when in fact the evidence...