Archive: Feb 2016


  • Nottingham Business Expo

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    The Nottingham Business Expo is now just days away! We hope to see you there. Andrew Neil As the Nottingham Business Expo, which takes place on 3rd March 2016, edges ever closer, companies who are exhibiting at the huge event are preparing themselves for a day full of networking, building business relationships and generating new […]


  • Successful claim for disability discrimination

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    An employee has been successful in bringing her claim for disability discrimination against Starbucks after problems arising from her dyslexia resulted in her making errors in the course of her duties. The facts: The Claimant worked as a supervisor at a South London branch of Starbucks. As part of her duties she was required to […]


  • Forthcoming changes to watch out for

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    March 2016. The FCA & PRA consulted on changes to regulatory references and the new accountability regime comes into force. March 2016. This is the deadline for the government to introduce gender pay regulations. April 2016. The National living wage is to be introduced. April 2016. Financial penalties to be imposed on those employers who […]


  • Expensive pay outs for employers

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    Since the introduction of employment fees in 2013 the number of tribunal claims may have drastically declined. However our research suggests that when a claim does reach the Tribunal, awards for claimants are still proving to be very expensive for the employer. We look back at some of the cases in 2015 where employers were […]