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Changes to Statutory Employment Rights

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In our latest brief Thomas Carroll Management Services  discuss the imminent changes to the statutory employment rights and benefits which may impact you or your business. In line with previous years, April brings a number of changes concerning statutory employment rights and … Continue reading

Thomas Carroll Employment Law Sponsor Wales HR Awards

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The first of its kind in Wales, the employment law team here at Thomas Carroll are proud to sponsor the drinks reception at the Wales HR Awards. The event takes place on Thursday 23rd March, SWALEC Stadium. Created by Wales … Continue reading

Gross negligence can be gross misconduct

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Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd Roger Davies discusses the  recent case of Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, centered around Sainsbury’s ‘Talkback’ procedure. The survey is a comprehensive staff satisfaction feedback, to which great emphasis is placed on the honesty and … Continue reading

Health, Safety and Employment Law Update

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Not All Festive Cheer at the Christmas Party In the recent case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd, the High Court has held that a company was not vicariously liable for the assault by one of its directors on an … Continue reading

6 Top Tips for Spotting and Managing Stress at Work

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It’s National Stress Awareness Day and in this article we offer employers and employees top tips on how to spot early signs of stress and improve workplace stress. The way we deal with stress varies from person to person and … Continue reading

National Minimum Wage Increases

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In our latest brief Thomas Carroll Management Services discuss the latest changes to the national minimum wage rates. Changes to the national minimum wage rates came into force on 1st October 2016. However, they remain unchanged for those aged 25 … Continue reading

Health, Safety and Employment Law Update

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Voluntary overtime should be included in calculation of statutory holiday pay In the recent case of Brettle v Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, the Employment Tribunal held that voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation of statutory holiday pay. Previous … Continue reading

Health, Safety and Employment Law update

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The Acas Code of Practice and SOSR Dismissals The Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures Code contains recommendations on how to deal with disciplinary matters and grievances. In a successful unfair dismissal case at an Employment Tribunal, … Continue reading

Sparks Fly Over Changes To Staff Handbook

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In our latest brief Thomas Carroll Management Services discuss the recent case of the Department of Transport (DoT) v Spark. The Court of Appeal ruled that the DoT could not unilaterally amend contractual terms within its staff handbook relating to … Continue reading

Thomas Carroll Win National Award

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Thomas Carroll are proud to have received a national award for ‘promoting the profession’ at the annual Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Public Interest Awards, a grand event which was held in Spitalfields, London on 20th April. Filmed at Thomas Carroll … Continue reading

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