Employment Law Changes To Look Out For In April 2019

April 2019 is set to be an eventful month, one where the UK may or may not leave the European Union, tens of thousands will line up to run the London Marathon, and most of us will look forward to a much-needed break at Easter.

NEW APPS AIM TO ENCOURAGE WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT VICTIMS TO SPEAK UP

The #MeToo movement has spawned a new generation of apps using the latest blockchain technology to assist victims of sexual harassment at work to speak up. Vault Platform, will enable victims of misconduct in the workplace to record incidents contemporaneously within a “private vault”, which cannot be deleted or stolen. Users are notified if others in their workplace…

Know How Update – 19 February 2019

Know How Update – 19 February 2019 Mancunian Broadcaster, Terry Christian, has controversially stated that if Brexit leads to job losses then “leavers” should be sacked first as he believes that it is the right thing to do morally.  As a result, a backlash has erupted...

ALLEGATION OF DEFAMATION HELD TO AMOUNT TO BREACH OF LEGAL OBLIGATION

Mr Ibrahim worked as an interpreter for HCA International Ltd, an operator of a number of private hospitals. On 15 March 2016, he met with a senior manager to ask her to investigate rumours circulating amongst patients and their families that he was responsible for breaches of patient confidentiality. He also sent an email the same day stating that he needed to “clear his name”.