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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Legal Issues – Falling Ill on Holiday

Our monthly look at employment law changes and developments The European Court of Justice has already held in 2009 that an employee who was unable to take his scheduled annual leave (because he had had an accident) was entitled to re-take his holiday at another time. The rationale for this […]

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Tribunal Tales – Double Jeopardy

This case arose out of the tragic events surrounding Baby P. Following his death, the Council social worker responsible for his care was assured by Sharon Shoesmith that she would not be losing her job as a result. Both the social worker and her supervisor were taken through a disciplinary […]

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Ask the Expert – Withdrawing a Job Offer

I offered someone a position in my business which she accepted. She promptly resigned her previous job, but now I need to withdraw the offer due to unforeseen circumstances. What are the implications here? If she has accepted the offer, then a contract has been formed (unless there were any […]

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