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An individual described as ‘self-employed’ was really a ‘worker’

The Supreme Court’s decision this week in Pimlico Plumbers v Smith is the latest in a line of cases on the so-called ‘gig economy’.

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Unfair dismissal - Mbubaegbu v Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

It can be, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Mbubaegbu v Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Disability discrimination - City of York Council v Grosset

When dismissing an employee for misconduct, does an employer discriminate if it did not know the misconduct was linked to a disability? This was the question in the case of City of York Council v Grosset.

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When is written notice of termination of employment effective?

In Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood, the Supreme Court looked at when a written notice of dismissal delivered by post is effective.

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Should an employer offer enhanced shared parental pay if it offers enhanced maternity pay? [2018 Update]

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now decided it is not direct sex discrimination to not match shared parental leave pay with enhanced maternity pay.

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