Blog Tag Archives: Employment Law

Dealing with rogue recruiters – do you know where your CV’s heading?

            Let’s be clear from the outset – when a recruiter sends your CV to their client without your permission, they are breaking the law. Not a just a professional code or a contract, but the law.

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Life isn’t fair – but it should be

I have a brother. Growing up, he and I were rarely treated equally. Before you think otherwise, this is a good thing. I realise now how difficult it would have been to have treated us “equally” – not only are we opposing genders, but I am three years older. He likes watching The Ultimate Fighter […]

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Current ONS employment stats report record high employment levels

The Office of National Statistics report that last quarters employment levels continue to rise and unemployment continues to fall across Great Britain, continuing the trend of the past two years. ONS headline figures are now: EMPLOYMENT: UNEMPLOYMENT: ECONOMICALLY INATIVE: There are 8.78m people aged 16 – 64 who are out of work but not seeking […]

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REC’s Compliance Test – we scored 100%!

      Earlier this week we completed the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s Compliance Test and achieved a staggering 100%, well beyond the 75% pass mark. REC Members must pass this test every 2 years, to prove their knowledge of current legislation and the REC’s Code of Conduct. It cover topics such as Contracts, Advertising, […]

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Change in Employment Law

Employment Law

This month saw changes made to employment law regarding the length of qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims. If an employee begins work on or after April 6th 2012, they will need to have completed two years’ service before they can claim unfair dismissal.

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Compromise Agreements – An Employers Perspective

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Compromise Agreements can be a very useful tool for Employers, whilst generally being well received the Employee, BUT they can be a legal minefield for Employers. Having received many queries from our clients in this regard we thought you might be interested in this pragmatic one hour webinar from Jon Heuvel, Head of Employment Law […]

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Little Book of Employment Law

The Little Book of Empoyment Law

This booklet, produced by CM Murray LLP, provides a brief overview of current English Employment Law in a concise yet informative and easy to read manner. Little Book of Employment Law

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