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Dear Jeremy, ever heard of the Equality Act?

Is it OK if an employer asks a job candidate questions about their childcare arrangements? The question has come up because in a ‘Dear Jeremy’ article in the Guardian (a sort of workplace agony uncle column) A reader wrote in … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing and ‘gagging clauses’

Last week, the legal protection given to whistleblowers came under the spotlight with the case of Gary Walker, a former Chief Executive of United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust. He claims that he was forced out of his job because of his … Continue reading

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On the long, drawn out death of the ‘no-fault dismissal’

It seems that the Government is about to announce the final death of the ‘no-fault dismissal’ as it announces the results of its call for evidence on the issue. This morning I was struck by two very different obituaries for … Continue reading

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Time to get radical with whistleblowing

Nothing to complain about today, which is obviously a bit irritating. However I did notice two news stories that raise some interesting (I think) issues around whistleblowing. In this story (from last week) the Guardian reports that Michael Woodford, the former … Continue reading

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