Zero hours contracts and a 15 minute redundancy ‘consultation’
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Zero hours contracts and a 15 minute redundancy ‘consultation’

I was pleased to have been quoted as a ‘senior employment lawyer’ in an important story for business in the Independent and The i today.  The story follows the closure of a USC fashion warehouse where employees were given only 15 minutes notice of their dismissal, expected to be sufficient time for proper consultation. The … Continue reading

Significant Damages Following Twitter Libel
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Significant Damages Following Twitter Libel

The Guardian has reported that Peter Cruddas, the former Conservative Party co-treasurer, has been awarded £45,000 in libel damages plus costs from a former aide to Tony Blair. The action was brought by Cruddas following allegations made in the Sunday Times in March 2012 that he unlawfully solicited donations whilst he was the Conservative Party co-treasurer, a position … Continue reading