Nina Robinson

Legal-ease: Redundancy protection while on maternity leave

What the law currently requires employers to do when those on maternity leave are involved in redundancy procedures


Legal-ease: The importance of consistency

?The recent case of Doy v Clays serves as a reminder of the importance of consistency of treatment in disciplinary matters


Legal-ease: Workforce relocation

When moving to new premises it is not always safe to assume that employees will make the move with you


Legal-ease: Protection for whistleblowers

Whistleblowers must believe their disclosure is in the public interest to qualify for legal protection


Legal-ease: Committing gross misconduct by inaction

Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets reveals that a dereliction of duty can amount to gross misconduct


Legal-ease: Flexible working for parents

Easing childcare costs with flexible working arrangements


Legal-ease: The confidentiality of protected conversations

Some employers approach pre-termination negotiations (known as protected conversations) with trepidation


The importance of tailoring restrictive covenants

Bartholomews Agri Food v Thornton serves as a reminder of the importance of tailoring restrictive covenants


It's been a big year for employment law: 2014 review

The ever changing legal landscape in the field of employment and human resources has had another bumper year in 2014, with important legislative changes to existing legislation such as TUPE and also...


Hot topic: Backdated holiday pay, part two

After months of speculation, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently upheld a previous ruling that overtime should be included when calculating employees’ holiday pay. While the impact is still...


How next month's changes to flexible working law will affect you

Following the Government’s Consultation on Modern Workplaces the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees on 30 June 2014. HR Legal Service explains how to comply with the...