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Employees admit to lying at work

A survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of employment website Glassdoor reported that 49 per cent of UK employees have admitted to lying at work. The poll, which was conducted in June 2020 with a …

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Case law updates

School failed to follow its disciplinary policy

A school technician who was dismissed due to the belief that his disability was preventing him from performing his role, has won a case for unfair dismissal. In Walker vs Old Swinford Hospital School, the …

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Employment news

Changes ahead for Employment Tribunals

A series of regulation changes introduced in mid-October have the potential to make a real contribution in easing the backlog of tribunal cases, which continue to rise following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. These …

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Employment news

Citizens Advice concerned over Tribunal “perfect storm”

Citizens Advice has urged the government to create a single enforcement body for employment rights after the dramatic rise in tribunal claims during the pandemic. This has led to a severe backlog of cases and …

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Christian Aid launches diversity plan to counter inequality criticism

Christian Aid is to launch a three-year diversity plan to address racial injustice after a commissioned report identified the need to tackle inequality in the organisation. Interviews were conducted with Christian Aid staff in Britain …

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Charities get help on protecting against fraud

The Charity Commission has published a set of resources and advice to help trustees and staff protect their organisations against fraud after finding over £3.5million has been stolen thus far during the pandemic. The resources …

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