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    Today is International Women’s Day and so we extend our good wishes to women all over the world and recognize the invaluable contribution women make in the world. We believe that men and women are created equal. We are all human beings deserving to be treated with dignity and respect. Often we value women less[…]

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    In April the relatively straight forward process of being off sick will become more complex with the introduction of “Fit Notes.” The new Fit Notes will give doctors the option of confirming that an employee is either “Unfit for Work” or “May be fit for some work, taking account of the following advice…” So the[…]

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    The High Court has decided in the case of Fish and Anor v Dresdner Kleinwort Ltd and Hatzistenfanis and Ors v Dresdner Kleiwort Ltd that a group of bankers were legally entitled to retain bonuses and termination payment totalling £12.6 million. The bank held that despite the fact the bank had suffered disasterous losses under[…]

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    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its opinion on 20 January 2009 in the conjoined cases of Stringer and Others v HMRC and Schultz-Hoff v Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund on the effect of long term sick leave on a worker’s right to annual leave by virtue of the Working Time Directive. The ECJ has held:[…]

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