Labour & European Law Review
12 September 2018
According to the latest annual report from the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate, the number of complaints against recruitment agencies has increased by over 50 per cent (…).
When blowing the whistle, workers have to ensure that they make a disclosure of “information”. In Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth, the Court of Appeal held that “information” could include “allegations” but they, in turn, had to be sufficiently factual to support one or more of the factors listed in section 43B(1) of the Employment Rights Act (ERA) 1996 (…).
Under UK immigration law employers may be liable to pay a penalty if they employ someone who they know is not allowed to work in the UK. In Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that even if an employer genuinely believes a worker does not have the right to work, they cannot deprive them of a right of appeal unless it would have been futile (…).