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Consumer Rights Act: Digital Content

Consumer Rights Act: Digital Content

From 1st October 2015, The Consumer Rights Act 2015 comes into force with key changes affecting retailers and consumers in relation to goods, digital content and services. Digital content as ‘goods’ Retailers’ terms and conditions in relation to digital content will...
Avoiding Unlawful Discrimination in Job Advertisements

Avoiding Unlawful Discrimination in Job Advertisements

Many people risk being denied access to jobs and services due to unlawful discriminating advertisements. In the last year the Equality and Human Rights Commission received over 100 complaints that advertisements were discriminatory, the grounds included age (an agency...
Unfair Dismissal for Employee Who Disclosed Confidential Information

Unfair Dismissal for Employee Who Disclosed Confidential Information

A Tribunal has held that a foreign exchange worker was wrongly and unfairly dismissed from his job at a bank, for disclosing confidential client information to traders from different banks, in an online chat room. Employment policies and codes of practice The Tribunal...
Consumer Rights Act: Services

Consumer Rights Act: Services

From 1st October 2015, The Consumer Rights Act 2015 comes into force with key changes affecting retailers and consumers in relation to goods, digital content and services. Changes to retailer liability Retailers can no longer exclude liability for failure to perform...
Ramadan and how it affects employers

Ramadan and how it affects employers

In accordance with workplace diversity, it is the employer’s responsibility to respect a whole host of different religious holidays and observances. The most recent religious observation is Ramadan, taking place between 26th May and 24th June.  During this time,...