Tag Archives: Telegraph

Whistleblowing and ‘gagging clauses’

Last week, the legal protection given to whistleblowers came under the spotlight with the case of Gary Walker, a former Chief Executive of United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust. He claims that he was forced out of his job because of his … Continue reading

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The Myth of Gold-Plating

Gold-plating is such a clever term – I wish I’d thought of it. In the employment law context it refers to over-implementing EU rules so that the UK law is more burdensome than it needs to be. When a set … Continue reading

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Guilty until proven innocent?

Today’s outrage against objectivity and rational analysis is brought to you courtesy of the founder and Director of Civitas, an independent ‘think tank’. David G Green has written an article in the Telegraph giving a pithy critique of the Equality … Continue reading

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Another red-tape scare story from the Telegraph

Today we have another ‘mad rules imposed by Brussels’ story that the Telegraph loves so much . Take a look at this article with the headline ‘New EU employment ruling could stifle British business’¬†Our old friend Louisa Peacock informs us … Continue reading

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Eweida v British Airways: let’s stick to the facts

The case of Eweida v British Airways was mentioned in Prime Minister’s questions on 11th July. The Telegraph is reporting that the Prime Minister promised to change the law if she loses her claim before the European Court of Human … Continue reading

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Was a doctor really disciplined for sharing his Christian faith?

Sometimes you come across an article in a newspaper that is so wrong – so utterly and completely wrong and unfair, but in a self-satisfied and smug sort of way – that you just want to scream. My neighbours can … Continue reading

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On the long, drawn out death of the ‘no-fault dismissal’

It seems that the Government is about to announce the final death of the ‘no-fault dismissal’ as it announces the results of its call for evidence on the issue. This morning I was struck by two very different obituaries for … Continue reading

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