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  • Unfair dismissal ‘is not on the employment law agenda’
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    The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has warned that, despite government proposals to introduce a process of ‘compensated no-fault dismissal’ for small businesses, unfair dismissal is not one of the main employment law concerns cited by employers. Under the proposed changes to the existing employment law by which small businesses are governed, managers… Learn more

  • Loughborough agency director falls foul of employment law breaches
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    A Loughborough agency director has been banned from serving as Company Secretary or Director of a limited company for a year, after failing to pay seven of her workers. Zoe Helen Evans was Director of Isis Management Consultancy Ltd, trading as Kensington Mayfair in Loughborough, where she appointed a number of Loughborough University students to… Learn more

  • Employment solicitors: Leicester firms welcome employment law reform
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    The need for employment solicitors Leicester clients have in the years to come could be a little different from recent years, with plans to reform some elements of employment law receiving a mention in Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s Autumn Statement this week. His much-anticipated speech was designed to give some confidence back to… Learn more

  • Employment Law: Leicester unemployment 50% higher than UK average
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    Unemployment is a key issue for employment solicitors Leicester businesses and individuals are raising at present, with the city’s rate of jobseekers standing 50% higher than the national average. Across the UK, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show 3.9% of people were claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in October 2011. In Leicester, however, the figure stands at… Learn more

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    Employment Law: Preventing personal injury to employees
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    Guidance from the HSE helps business owners to comply with a critical aspect of employment law: preventing personal injury to employees. The five steps to risk assessment put in place a simple and clear process by which employers can help to identify and minimise the workplace risks to which their employees are exposed. According to… Learn more

  • Employment Law: Leicester firms see NMW inspections
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    One of the basic elements of employment law Leicester firms need to keep in mind is their obligation under the National Minimum Wage, the tiered structure that sets out how much (as a minimum) must be paid to employees of different ages per hour. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has reminded companies nationwide… Learn more

  • Employment Law: Leicester firms face turbulent times
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    Redundancy could remain an aspect of employment law Leicester firms need to be aware of if the economic recovery falters in the months to come. The minutes of this month’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, in which the Bank of England’s base interest rate was set, show the members of the committee voted unanimously to hold… Learn more

  • Employment Law: Leicester employment steady, but down on 2010
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    The aspects of employment law Leicester firms need to be aware of can make more sense when placed into the wider frame of the city’s jobs market in general. Leicestershire County Council’s latest Unemployment Bulletin, containing workforce statistics for the area up until September 2011, shows little change in the number of jobs in the… Learn more

  • Employment Law: Leicester firms prepare for agency worker rules
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    Employment law for Leicester firms with agency workers among their staff changes on October 1st, with the introduction into force of the Agency Worker Regulations 2010. These aim to increase the rights of agency workers who spend more than 12 weeks with the same employer, so that they work on a level equivalent to the… Learn more

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