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Employment weekly highlights—2 May 2019

Employment weekly highlights—2 May 2019
Published on: 02 May 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—2 May 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Performance conduct and discipline
  • Dealing with drugs and employee performance
  • Vicarious liability
  • How a worker’s field of activities matters in a test of vicarious liability
  • Whistleblowing
  • Exploring the new EU protections for whistleblowers
  • Pensions
  • Equality Act (Age Exceptions for Pension Schemes) (Amendment) Order 2019
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) best practice for employers who are dealing with an employee struggling with drug misuse is considered by Harriet Riddick, associate at CM Murray, (2) analysis of the implications of a recent High Court decision on vicarious liability and the interpretation of a worker’s ‘field of activities’ by Robert Weir QC, barrister at Devereux Chambers, (3) an examination of the implications of the new Whistleblowing Directive from the European Parliament by Quinton Newcomb, director and barrister, and Farheen Ishtiaq, solicitor, at Fulcrum Chambers, (4) the National Insurance contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill, (5) our redesigned Brexit toolkit, (6) dates for your diary, (7) updates to our legislation and consultation trackers, and (8) new Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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