Archive: Jul 2016

  • Tattoos in the workplace

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    Adrian Barnes was recently invited onto BBC Radio Nottingham’s David Richardson show to talk about tattoos in the workplace and whether or not employers can refuse to employ someone with tattoos. It would appear that more and more people are getting tattoos, in fact some statistics show that 1 in 3 of the 18 to […]

  • Drivers take Uber to employment tribunal over employment status

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    The employment tribunal case, if successful, could have important ramifications for Uber’s operations in the UK. The facts basically are that Uber, a taxi booking app, makes use of self-employed workers, to whom they do not guarantee basic employment rights. Uber considers drivers self-employed “partners” on the basis that they are able to enjoy the […]

  • Employment Tribunal orders Leeds United to pay £290,000.00 to Lucy Ward

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    Leeds United football club (“the Club”) have been ordered to pay their former employee Lucy Ward in the region of £290,000.00 following her successful employment tribunal claim, earlier this year. Ms Ward was employed as the club’s welfare and education officer for 17 years, claimed she was unfairly dismissed from her role by the Club’s […]