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Is Type 2 diabetes a disability?

In Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute, the Employment Appeal Tribunal overturned an Employment Tribunal’s decision that an employee’s Type 2 diabetes amounted to a disability under the Equality Act 2010. It was held that...

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Magistrates’ fine cap lift

Sections 85(1), (2) and (4) of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 came into force on 12 March 2015, providing that all fines and maximum fines in Magistrates’ Courts of...

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Acas Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures revised

The revised Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures took effect from 11 March 2015. It confirms that employers must agree to a worker’s request to be accompanied to a disciplinary or...

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Decline in Employment Tribunal claims continues

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published statistics on Employment Tribunal (ET) claims for the period October-December 2014 on 12 March 2015. They show that the number of claims received by the ET in that...