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Half-price training plus new mediation services

LAW AT WORK runs a programme of interactive half-day workshops on a range of employment law, HR and health and safey topics.

  • 24 September 2014
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Flexible working requests now for all

EMPLOYEES who have worked in an organisation for more than 26 weeks now have the right to request flexible working following the introduction of the Children and Families Act.

  • 24 September 2014
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Did you know?

THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available

  • 24 September 2014
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New service aims to manage and reduce sickness absence

A NEW approach to managing sickness absence is due to be introduced in the spring of 2015 through the government’s new Health and Work Service – with some locations having access from this autumn.

  • 26 March 2014
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Practice Managers’ Conference proves a roaring success

AT THE start of March, we returned to the fantastic setting of the Fairmont Hotel in St Andrews for our eagerly anticipated MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conference.

  • 26 March 2014
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Rehabilitation figures cut for offenders

REHABILITATION periods have been cut for offenders with the introduction of changes that will reduce the amount of time some offenders need to disclose details of low level convictions.

  • 26 March 2014
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Tribunal fees to stay for now

UNISON has lost its legal challenge against the introduction of tribunal fees due to a “lack of evidence”.

  • 26 March 2014
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Review of zero hours

THE government has revealed it has no plans to abolish the use of the controversial zero-hours contracts.

  • 26 March 2014
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Don't forget

FROM April 1, the following changes take place:

  • 26 March 2014
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Case study: Disciplinary rights

BACKGROUND: The complex world of holidays and sickness is an ever increasing minefield. However, a recent case Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy helped clarify one aspect of how holiday pay is affected by sick leave.

  • 26 March 2014
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