The employment reference, settlement agreement and providing information to prospective employers

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By Jeremy Parkinson, Solihull Employment Law team Employers are under no obligation to give a reference to the new potential employer of a former employee. However, if the employer does Read more…

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Posted on Oct 28th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson successfully defends health & safety prosecution

Ben Derrington, head of the Regulatory Corporate Crime department at Lyons Davidson, has successfully defended a joint prosecution brought by the CPS and Health and Safety Executive for gross negligence Read more…

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Posted on Oct 20th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson

David Leslie, Associate Employment Law Solicitor, looks at changes to employment law in October 2014

By David Leslie, Leeds Employment Law team Most changes to employment law occur in April or October each year. In this article, we summarise the changes introduced on 1 October Read more…

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Posted on Oct 17th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson

Holiday pay entitlement: points for employers to consider in calculations

Has your company amended their arrangements for paying commission following the European Court of Justice’s judgment in Lock v British Gas? Employees’ holiday pay entitlement has long been a source Read more…

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Posted on Oct 14th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson

Voluntary early retirement and age discrimination

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When making redundancies, it is always worth considering offering voluntary redundancy to avoid the need to make compulsory redundancies. In some circumstances, it may also be possible to offer voluntary Read more…

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Posted on Oct 7th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson