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Are Volunteers Covered by Discrimination Law?

Monday, 01 July 2013 | posted in Employment

In a recent case the Supreme Court decided that an unpaid volunteer working for the Citizens Advice Bureau was not covered by discrimination law and therefore could not proceed with her discrimination claim.

What protection does the law give to “whistle blowers”?

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | posted in Employment

David Coward at Sampson Coward in Salisbury says the law protects workers who make protected disclosures. A protected disclosure must, in the reasonable belief of the worker, show that a criminal offence...

When is an employee entitled to Statutory Sick Pay and how much are they entitled to?

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 | posted in Employment

Employees, no matter what their length of service, who earn on average more than the Lower Earnings Limit are entitled to claim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) if they are absent from work due to illness.

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