Cake sale

Cakes and work wear

The team at Analysis Legal LLP attended the Smartworks suit drive at Alderley Park on 11 May. We enjoy supporting this worthy cause, helping to collect work wear for women returning to work and baked a table full of cakes to sell in order to help raise funds. The cakes were extremely well received and […]

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Drugs & Alcohol?

Does your company have a drugs and alcohol policy?  This case highlights the importance of having one.  The employee was fairly dismissed for refusing to take a workplace drugs test.  Contact us if you would like any assistance and a policy putting in place. Fair dismissal of line manager who refused workplace drug test An […]

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High Heels in the Workplace

  The case of an employee who was sent home for refusing to wear high heels has been in the news recently. What is the legal position?   The employee states that she was sent home without pay last December from work because she refused to wear high heels.  She had been placed on an […]

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UK based tribunal dismissed a suit filed by a former Indian Wipro employee

A U.K.-based tribunal on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed by a former Indian Wipro employee of “wrongful dismissal” but held that she was a “victim of discrimination” by the Bengaluru-based IT company. Last year, Shreya Ukil (40) approached the Employment Tribunal, alleging sexual discrimination and harassment by the IT firm. She filed a suit claiming […]

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Childcare Vouchers

The EAT has held that there is no statutory obligation to continue provide childcare vouchers under salary sacrifice scheme during maternity leave Many employers provide employees with childcare vouchers as a benefit of their employment, usually by way of a “salary sacrifice” arrangement, which has certain tax and NIC advantages to both parties. During ordinary […]

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Vicarious liability of employers

Vicarious liability of employers: has the Supreme Court extended the scope? There have been a number of press articles recently claiming that the Supreme Court has sent employers “a wake-up call” having broadened the law which holds employers vicariously liable for the acts of their employees who commit crimes at work. This principle applies equally […]

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Discriminatory Adverts

Discriminatory Adverts The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published guidance for employers in relation to advertising goods, facilities and services. They have also published a checklist and FAQs. Here are links to the relevant documents: guidance checklist FAQs When the Equality Act came into force, there was a lot of talk about discriminatory […]

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Whistleblowing In The Workplace

Whistleblower Protection Law As Employment Law Solicitors in Manchester, Analysis Legal’s team has vast experience in advising on whistleblower protection issues for both individuals and companies across a wide range of industries, including the financial services, petrochemical and health sectors. We can offer individuals and companies sound legal advice on bringing and defending whistle blowing claims. […]

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Are You Fit For Work?

Joanne Alvey, Consultant Employment Solicitor at Analysis Legal considers the Fit for Work service. As Employment Law Solicitors in Manchester, Analysis Legal are well aware of the Fit for Work service. But, what is it? And what does it mean for employers and employees? The Fit for Work service is a free service which has […]

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