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City Link did not breach laws requiring them to notify the government that they were "proposing to dismiss" thousands of employees who were made redundant when the business became insolvent last year, a court has ruled. 13 Nov 2015
An employee who refused to accept a 25% pay cut imposed by her employer could be classed as being dismissed for "redundancy" for the purpose of EU rules governing the conduct of collective redundancy exercises, the EU's highest court has ruled. 12 Nov 2015
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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is stepping up its oversight of payroll tax compliance, according to figures obtained by Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 27 Oct 2015
Employment disputes involving a worker's use of social media do not require any "special rules", and instead "fall to be determined in accordance with the ordinary principles of law", the employment appeal tribunal has ruled (EAT). 13 Aug 2015
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