Hethertons August Employment Bulletin

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Charity chief executive wins unfair dismissal case

The former boss of one of Britain’s best-known charities was the victim of a “nasty, vindictive and sustained campaign of bullying”, an Employment Tribunal has concluded.

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Man suffered “life-changing injury” during grouse shoot

A country estate in Yorkshire has been fined for health and safety failings after a worker was blinded in one eye during a grouse shoot.

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Women win Tribunal after being exposed to frequent discrimination

A pair of female scientists have settled a sex discrimination claim which will see a government quango pay out a total of almost £50,000.

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Party leader keen to expand the scope of equal pay audits

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that all but the smallest companies should have to carry out compulsory pay audits of their workforce.

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Row over status of self-employed workers escalates

Workers being hired on a self-employed basis by the restaurant delivery firm Deliveroo are having clauses inserted in their contracts which effectively warn them that they cannot go to a Tribunal to change their employment status.

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