A recent case in the employment tribunal could prove very important in the way employers respond to employees who are impacted by menopausal symptoms.
Mrs Lynskey took her former employer, Direct Line, to the employment tribunal alleging that she had been constructively dismissed and subjected to discrimination and harassment.
Mrs Lynskey began working for Direct Line...Read More
The government has provided a list of countries from which individuals can provide evidence via videolink in tribunals. This includes immigration, employment and tax tribunals. The list is available here
The list applies to citizens or residents of those countries and the rules are different depending on the country.
If the country from which you wish to give evidence is not listed, you...Read More
On 27th October the Government released 2021’s Autumn Budget and Spending Review. In it marked some upcoming changes that will affect employers going into 2022. In particular, it set out the rate increases for national minimum wage that will come into effect on 1st April 2022.
Following our recent article on business interruption insurance, we have produced this step by step guide on the claims process.
Notify your insurer
The first step is to notify your insurer immediately that you have a claim. Check the wording of your policy as this may set out a procedure and time limit for notification. You will need to ensure you follow that procedure to the letter,...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 66
You may be one of the dentists that has worked as an associate for a number of years and have now decided that purchasing a dental practice and become a practice owner is a great idea. You may have spent some time looking at a number of practices and now wonder how to proceed with the acquisition of one of those practices. This article sets out the steps that you...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 65
Since traveling around the UK lecturing on the General Data Protection Regulations and how they’re affecting dentists and dental patient records when they came into force on 25th May 2018, myself and Laura Pearce found one question that keeps being asked relates to the security and retention of patients’ clinical records.
How long do...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 61
What is the GDPR?
The GDPR is a new set of rules which will apply to all organisations that collect or retain personal identifiable data from any European individual. The idea behind it is to standardise data privacy laws and mechanisms across industries, and to ensure that fundamental rights of individuals are protected in today’s increasingly data-driven...Read More