Boris Johnson Racism Scandal: Acceptable in the workplace?

It’s the final Friday of the month! Summer is slowly fading into autumn, rain has fallen (regrettably not the kind that is blessed down in Africa) and we have another employment law update for you. Last month’s newsletter had features on the sunny weather (which was supposed to last until October!), the Jo Swinson paring […]

By |2019-12-24T20:35:03+00:00August 31st, 2018|PJH & Industry News, Race Discrimination|0 Comments

Outsourcing Reporting and the Doctrine of the ‘Joint Employer’

This month’s newsletter introduces the idea of the ‘joint employer’ following a landmark outsourcing case. This could be seen as another employment status headache for employers who adopt such practices. This case was heard before the Central Arbitration Committee, who hear most union recognition disputes. Outsourcing is the practice of having certain jobs being done […]

Office Equipment Systems v Hughes.

Next we have some case law about remedy hearings. This is the second time we have done a case on ET procedure this month, feel free to insert your own buses analogy. The question which is being asked in this case is if the Respondent is excluded from contesting liability after failing to present a […]

By |2019-12-24T20:47:05+00:00August 31st, 2018|Case of the Week - Blog, Remedy Hearing|0 Comments

Working Time – Can Employees Switch Off?

As work phones and the integration of technology into work life becomes ever more necessary, the effect on employees has become an issue. Smartphones are causing more and more conflicts between employees and employers due to employees being encouraged to exceed the number of hours that they have been contracted to work. This has led […]

By |2019-12-24T14:42:44+00:00August 31st, 2018|Contract of Employment|0 Comments

PJH Law News – Bribery E-Learning Course

Following the success of our GDPR Data Protection course, we have launched a new course relating to the Bribery Act. The aim of the course is to reduce the risk of your business having bribery issues and facing civil or criminal sanctions. As with our previous course, we are offering regular readers and clients the […]

By |2019-12-24T15:48:14+00:00August 31st, 2018|PJH & Industry News|0 Comments

Lighter Side of News – British Airways Worker Sacked for Having a Man Bun

As always, we round off the newsletter with another light-hearted tabloid topping tale. Every month we try and bring to you the most ridiculous stories as found in the Sun and/or Daily Mail. This month’s entrant goes to a British Airways employee, Sid Ouared. Sid was dismissed from his job at British Airways, just two […]

By |2019-12-24T15:48:58+00:00August 31st, 2018|Lighter Side of the News, Sexual Discrimination|0 Comments