Month: May 2011

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Frettens Update: Q&A – Legislation changes

WE GO THE EXTRA MILE. EVERY DAY.

Frettens Update: Q&A – Legislation changes

Frettens Update: Q&A – Legislation changes

4th May 2011Bond Williams

This month we summarise the main changes to employment law taking effect in April. We also highlight some changes that were originally scheduled to come into force, but have been… Read more »

Frettens Update: New national minimum wage rates announced

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the new rates of the national minimum wage to apply from 1 October 2011. The adult rate will increase from £5.93… Read more »


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Frettens Update: Employee providing maternity cover unfairly dismissed

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (“the Act”) an employer can fairly dismiss an employee hired to provide maternity cover when the employee on maternity leave returns to work. However,… Read more »


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Frettens Update: Man succeeds in 'maternity' sex discrimination claim

In an unusual case the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has upheld a tribunal’s decision that favouring a woman on maternity leave in a redundancy scoring exercise was sex discrimination against… Read more »


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Frettens Update: Impact of retirement changes on share schemes

The abolishing of the default retirement age of 65 is the potential necessity for employers to amend their employee share scheme rules as a result. This is because many such… Read more »


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Free HR Seminar: Retaining the Greatest

Event Date Thurs 19 May 2011 Time 9.00am to 11.30am Venue Menzies Carlton Hotel East Overcliff Bournemouth BH1 3DN Parking Free Parking available at the rear of the Menzies Carlton… Read more »


5th May 2011Bond Williams


It could be you (but I'd hope not)

You have bad luck.  You keep getting fired, you never get the good projects, or you have really warped coworkers.  Or maybe—just maybe—it’s not them, it’s you. Here are 5… Read more »


6th May 2011Bond Williams


Dress to impress

A little over a year into her new job, Megan Schindele thought she had dressing for her sales position at a Dallas hotel all figured out. She wore a suit… Read more »


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Falling standards of living and job security undermine workplace morale

Employee confidence and trust in senior leaders has dropped to record lows as the economic downturn continues to erode workers’ standard of living and undermine job security. These are the… Read more »


9th May 2011Bond Williams


Employment Law Root and Branch Review

  The Government is to review areas of employment law including compensation for discrimination and the current 90-day timescale for firms to consult over job losses. Ministers said they wanted… Read more »


11th May 2011Bond Williams


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