Jamie Carragher Spitting Incident

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Jamie Carragher has found himself on the front page of the newspapers this week after committing a ‘huge mistake in a moment of madness’ when he reacted badly to a Manchester United fan goading him after the Old Trafford showdown with his old club Liverpool. Carragher works as a Sky TV Pundit, is a widely […]

14/03/2018 by MrFinch

Millionaire UKIP candidate found guilty of manslaughter

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A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been found guilty of manslaughter after a workman died whilst working within his property. Peter Clements was buried alive and covered in tonnes of earth whilst working on his pool. A jury found millionaire Keith Crawford guilty of manslaughter after he refused to supply the appropriate safety measures and chose […]

13/03/2018 by MrFinch

Tribunal upholds discrimination claim

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An oil-rig supervisor has had his racial harassment claim upheld after he overheard his superior using the ‘n-word’. The supervisor, who is black, made a complaint to his employer after he overheard his Manager say “All I have done is work like a f***ing n*****.” Despite the Manager apologising, the supervisor brought a complaint after […]

13/03/2018 by MrFinch

Report Gender Pay Gap Data

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4 April 2018 is the deadline for large UK employers in the private sector to report gender pay gap figures. This is a hot topic in the media currently and employers should be transparent and honest and expect the data to fall outside of their internal communication structures. The deadline for the public sector is […]

12/03/2018 by MrFinch

Wagamama & TGI Fridays fined undisclosed sums

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Two of the UK’s high profile chain of restaurants have been fined an undisclosed sum after it failed to pay workers the National Minimum Wage. This is not the first time the hospitality sector has come under fire for this failure and almost 5,000 workers were affected this time. A total number of 179 businesses […]

12/03/2018 by MrFinch

UK teachers face violence in the classrooms

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A survey by the Labour Force found that teachers in our secondary schools are three times more likely to be assaulted at work than any other workers. Approximately 8,000 teachers are a victim of assault at work every year. Over 1,000 children are suspended from school each school day for violent offences and two thirds […]

12/03/2018 by MrFinch

GDPR Changes – Be Aware & Be Prepared

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At MrFinch, we pride ourselves on ensuring our clients are kept fully informed of legislative changes and are equipped to adapt their internal processes accordingly. As you may have heard recently, GDPR is the new ‘buzz word’ when it comes to data protection, and the huge shift in the legal requirements demanded from business owners […]

12/09/2017 by MrFinch

Employment Tribunal fees shock!

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You will inevitably have heard by now that the Supreme Court today ended 4 years of legal challenge by Unison when it declared the requirement, introduced in 2013, for a claimant to pay a fee before commencing tribunal proceedings, was in fact, as Unison has always maintained, illegal. Given Unison had failed at the High […]

27/07/2017 by MrFinch

Is your contractor really your employee?

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HMRC have recently published a useful on-line tool to help establish the thorny issue of employment status. Click here to see the HMRC Employment Status for Tax tool Remember this is HMRC’s view not necessarily an Employment Tribunals view! Remember also unlike UK employment law HMRC don’t recognise the concept of a worker as opposed […]

14/03/2017 by MrFinch