Interesting cases

Interesting Cases Panikulam Paulose v Synergy Health UK Ltd On 1 March 2017, an employment tribunal rejected an unfair dismissal claim brought by a worker who was caught using scissors to cut his fingernails while working in a sterile environment assembling trays of...

£25,000 award

£25,000 award for apprentice whose apprenticeship ended early An employment tribunal awarded £25,000 for breach of contract to an employee whose apprenticeship ended early. In the case of Kinnear v Marley Eternit Ltd t/a Marley Contract Services, the employment...

Holiday requests?

Holiday requests – when can an employer say ‘no’? Its holiday time and employers usually find themselves receiving an increasing number of holiday requests. Whilst an employer may want to grant holiday requests, this simply isn’t always...

New inheritance info

New inheritance tax limit: thousands will miss out unless they make this change! Thousands of families need to review their wills if they want to benefit from the Government’s new inheritance tax allowance. Thousands of families who set up “discretionary trusts”...

New consumer rights!

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October 2015, bringing with it a new wave of rights for those dissatisfied with something they have bought. Refunds must now be given for goods which become faulty within 30 days, and the right to a refund also extends...