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Scope of English employment law in the context of international companies 22/04/2013

Dhunna v Creditsights Ltd.             April 2013     Employment Appeal Tribunal  The decision of an employment tribunal was challenged when it decided it did not have the jurisdiction to hear a case of unfair dismissal. The appeal looks at the difficult task of determining the scope English employment law. Background: Mr Dhunna was employed by Creditsights Ltd, (“Ltd”) which was …

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Employment Guidelines: Belief Rights in the Workplace -12/04/2013

New Employment Guidelines: Belief Rights in the Workplace   Following the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in January 2013 on religious rights in the workplace, new guidelines have been published expanding on the implications for employers and employees.   Previously, the generally held view was that a practice was only protected by your human rights if it …

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Disability discrimination appeal dismissed – Foster v Cardiff University – 02/04/13

Disability discrimination appeal dismissed – Foster v Cardiff University – 02/04/13 The Claimant, Dr Foster, is employed at Cardiff University (the Respondent) as an academic. She suffered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and was recognised as being disabled. This type of condition is generally manifested as persistent exhaustion. She claimed that the Respondent failed to make reasonable adjustments for her …

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