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A Brief Guide to TUPE

A Brief Guide to TUPE

August has been an interesting month for TUPE in terms of decisions made by the Employment Appeal Tribunal. We thought it might be helpful to provide a brief summary of exactly what TUPE is and the circumstances in which it …

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Miserable lawyers…

Miserable lawyers…

According to research reported by Yahoo, out of the 10 most miserable professions, Lawyers are at the top. The report goes onto say that 40% of those employed in the legal profession complain that they dislike their job.  With a …

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When Zero Hours Contracts go wrong

When Zero Hours Contracts go wrong

The recent chaos at Gatwick airport is possibly an example of when zero hours arrangements can go wrong, particularly when employees are required to work unsociable hours.

On the busiest weekend of the year, airlines have warned that some holidaymakers …

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Is Obesity A Disability?

Is Obesity A Disability?

The answer is, yes it could be. According to the Advocate General (AG) of the European Court severely obese employees may have a disability for the purposes of employment law. Obese employees will not need to show they have other

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