Monthly Archives: November 2013

Ministers of Religion: Employment Status

Ministers of Religion: Employment Status Thanks to James English of Samuel Phillips solicitors for preparing this case summary Could an ordained minister of the Church of England be an employee or a worker? Possibly, held the EAT, in Sharpe v … Continue reading

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Police officers accused of faking evidence against motorist

Constables Steven Henton, 33, and Michael Hayward, also 33, will appear before Worcester magistrates on Monday http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/birmingham-police-officers-accused-faking-6356835 Two Birmingham police officers are to appear in court accused of fabricating evidence against a motorist, who was later jailed for possessing a … Continue reading

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Dismissal: Telling the Employee

Thanks to Ed McFarlane of Deminos HR for preparing this case summary. If an employee’s solicitor informs her of her dismissal a day before the employee reads a dismissal letter, is the effective date of termination the date that the … Continue reading

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Employment Status

Thanks to Sophia Berry of Littleton Chambers for preparing this case summary Is an individual who provides services to an end user through a limited company protected by the Equality Act 2010? No, holds the EAT in Halawi v World … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing Commission Publishes Report

Thanks to Joanna Cowie of SA Law for preparing this case summary In response to a steady flow of scandals and allegations of ‘gagging’ across the public and private sectors, the Whistleblowing Commission yesterday published its long-awaited report, which carried … Continue reading

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The real reason why the Co-op saga is bad news for Labour

First, let’s get a few things straight. The Co-op Bank is not the Co-op Group, and is not the Co-op Party, a separate political party which sponsors MPs, among other things. Problems for one does not necessarily mean disaster for … Continue reading

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Gatecrasher licence in doubt after ris

Nightclub could face suspension after police complaints about stabbings, brawling and cannabis smoking in Broad Street Gatecrasher, in Broad Street Birmingham’s biggest nightclub could have its licence suspended after police complained about stabbings, cannabis smoking and serious violence on Broad … Continue reading

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