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Jersey Disability Discrimination – One Year On
Disability has now been a 'protected characteristic' under Jersey law for a year, and so we thought it would be helpful to review the law and consider the claims that we are starting to see.
Jersey
10 Sep 2019
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Checklist For Guernsey Employers For Incoming Discrimination Law
Although the Guernsey Discrimination Law is still taking shape and is unlikely to be in force until 2021, there are steps that Island employers should be considering at this early stage.
Guernsey
20 Aug 2019
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Beddoe Applications: Beddoe Relief For Appeals
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and the High Court in England and Wales have recently considered two unusual applications for Beddoe relief: an application by a trustee for retrospective Beddoe relief after the conclusion of proceedings, and an application for a trustee for Beddoe relief in respect of bringing...
Guernsey
15 Aug 2019
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Royal Court Reverses Employment Tribunal In First Review Of Case Management Powers
We recommend taking legal advice as soon as possible on receipt of a claim to ensure that the necessary steps are taken in time.
Jersey
9 Aug 2019
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Walkers Is The First Law Firm To Sign Guernsey Employer's Disability Charter
The charter is an initiative to encourage employers to make positive commitments about the recruitment, training and retention of workers with disabilities, and raising awareness about disability issues within their organisations.
Guernsey
8 Aug 2019
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Open Event To Analyse And Discuss New Guernsey Discrimination Law As Consultation Window Closes
The event, which is free to attend, takes place at St James from 8 am on Thursday 15 August.
Guernsey
2 Aug 2019
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Extended Notice Period Offer Sees Constructive Dismissal Claim Rejected
The tribunal found in this case that the claimant's offer to extend her notice period clashed with her claim of unfair dismissal.
Jersey
29 Jul 2019
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Sharpening The Blue Pencil: The UK Supreme Court Clarifies The Law Of Restrictive Covenants
Restrictive covenants are a common, even standard, feature of employment contracts for senior members of staff, but the manner in which they are treated by the courts is perhaps less commonly understood.
Cayman Islands
19 Jul 2019
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Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018
The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (the "Act") commenced on 4 March 2019 and makes a number of significant changes to employment rights legislation that affect all Irish-based employers
Ireland
11 Jun 2019
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Whistleblowing Update
The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") provides protection for workers (which includes employees, contractors and agency workers) who report a "relevant wrongdoing" in the workplace.
Ireland
6 Jun 2019
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Workplace Investigations and Fair Procedures
This case considered the procedures applied in an investigation into an allegation of bullying.
Ireland
6 Jun 2019
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Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 Is Published
The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 (the "Bill") has now completed Dáil Éireann, First Stage and was published online in March 2019.
Ireland
6 Jun 2019
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Managing Risk In A 24/7 Workplace
Given the health and safety risks which might arise in the case of any breach, the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 creates strict liability obligations for employers
Ireland
6 Jun 2019
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Employee Information And Data Protection - Deadline Approaching (Guernsey)
While most of Guernsey's new data protection law took effect last year, there were a few parts that that had a grace period until 25 May 2019.
Guernsey
28 May 2019
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International Savings Plans ("ISPs")
Following an amendment to the Income Tax (Jersey) Law 1961 (the "Law"), effective from 1 January 2019, a new International Savings Scheme regime has been introduced in Jersey
Jersey
12 Feb 2019
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Governing Investment Funds: The Latest Trends
In the current market environment, alternative investment funds are trying to find new ways to attract capital ...
Cayman Islands
8 Nov 2018
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Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Removal Of Trustees
In the recently reported case of the Representation of Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA and Others [2018] JRC 131 Commissioner Clyde-Smith considered applications by former and current trustees in respect...
Jersey
28 Sep 2018
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Not All Plain Sailing - Guernsey Employment Tribunals
The Guernsey Employment Tribunal has recently considered a case involving allegations of gross misconduct. This article considers the case and what can be learnt from the Tribunal's approach.
Guernsey
1 Feb 2018
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Employee Misconduct: How To Conduct An Internal Investigation
This memorandum considers the requirements for a fair investigation as part of a disciplinary process at work, including what amounts to a reasonable investigation, the different roles ...
Guernsey
1 Feb 2018
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Suspension Of Employment - Guernsey
Employers are frequently uncertain whether they can lawfully suspend an employee when a potential gross misconduct issue first comes to light.
Guernsey
1 Feb 2018
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