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The scheme was launched on 1 November to address the challenge facing the care sector following the EAT’s ruling about working time and sleep-overs. Links to my previous pieces on this topic are here: http://www.trethowans.com/site/library/legalnews/...
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Yesterday the CJEU said the Greek government indirectly discriminated against women by imposing a minimum height requirement on applicants to the annual competition for places at it’s police and firefighting academies. The minimum height requirement...
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On Tuesday The Guardian newspaper published what appears to be a leaked Home Office paper on the UK’s immigration policy after we leaves the EU. It’s only a draft document but it has the look and feel of something more substantial than a...
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In May I wrote about an important decision of the EAT concerning working time, sleep-ins and the minimum wage. The decision could have profound implications for anyone employing staff to provide a 24 hour service and especially for social care providers. ...
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Before July 2012 the Immigration Rules required that non-EEA family members joining their relatives in this country be able to maintain and accommodate themselves and any dependents. The test was to do so adequately without recourse to public funds. Since...