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Equality Considerations in Dress Code Policies

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 08/10/2019 Dress codes are designed to set standards in the workplace as to what is expected from employees in terms of their appearance at work. Dress codes usually regulate the type of clothing employees are expected to wear but may extend to tattoos, piercings and make up for example. Employers will ofte...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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How to Protect Confidential Information

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 17/09/2019 Confidential information is a valuable commercial asset to a business. Like other assets of the business, confidential information requires protection. During the course of employment, employees usually have access to confidential information, which can range from client contact details to a secret...
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Contracts of Employment
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Garden Leave Clause – What is it and do I need it?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 11/06/2019 Garden Leave refers to a clause in a contract of employment which allows an employer to require an employee not to attend work or to only carry out limited tasks during the period of garden leave. In this article Laura Graham, Partner in the Commercial and Employment Law Department at Reddy Charlt...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Legal Pitfalls in Conducting an Interview

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 09/04/2019 A badly conducted interview or a selection process which does not conform to good practice can be vulnerable to a claim of discrimination. In this article Laura Graham, Partner in the Commercial and Employment Law Department at Reddy Charlton Solicitors, outlines some of the essential ‘do’s' and ‘...
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Time to Refresh Contracts of Employment and Recruitment Practices

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 12/02/2019 The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (“the Act”) is due to come into effect on the 4th March 2019. The Act will impose significant obligations on employers, with particular implications for sectors where flexible working is routinely used. There are only weeks before the Act comes i...
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The importance of including a mobility clause in your contract of employment

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 27/11/2018 Under The Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 - 2014, an employer is required to provide an employee with a statement in writing containing the employee’s terms of employment. This statement is required to be delivered to the employee within two months of commencing employment. One of the ...
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Contracts of Employment
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Contractual Terms Implied by Reason of Custom and Practice

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 24/07/2018 Parties will not necessarily find all of the terms governing the employment relationship in a contract of employment or staff handbook. In some cases, terms may be implied into a contract of employment by custom and practice. For example, terms may become implied if they are customary in a partic...
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Contracts of Employment
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Should Employers Include Policies and Procedures in Contracts of Employment?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 28/05/2018 The contract of employment is the fundamental document governing the contractual employment relationship between an employer and an employee. However, it is usually not the only document governing the relationship. Employers often have an employee handbook which includes work practices as well a...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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Should Employers Include a Data Protection Clause in their Contracts of Employment?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 27/03/2018 Businesses are likely to process significantly more personal data in relation to their employees than in other contexts. Accordingly, compliance with the GDPR is important in order for employers to avoid potentially hefty fines and difficult situations with employees. One of the requirements o...
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Contracts of Employment Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Successfully Navigating Successive Fixed Term Contracts

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 29/01/2018 Take the following example: An employee is currently employed on his third fixed term contract. His employer wants to provide him with a further fixed term contract for one year but the employee is asserting that he is entitled to a contract of indefinite duration. His fixed term contracts have b...
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Contracts of Employment