Carrying forward annual leave

In last September’s newsletter we reported the European case of Pereda -v- Madrid Movilidad SA in which it was held that, in certain circumstances, holiday entitlement which was unused because the employee was on sick leave could be carried forward to the next holiday year. We also reported on the House of Lords decision in…

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pre-employment health enquiries – good or bad idea?

Many employers require pre-employment health checks for prospective employees, often by requiring a successful candidate to complete a questionnaire. However, what happens if an employer decides to withdraw an offer of employment based on the information provided? Once again, our friend the Equality Bill comes into play following an amendment to the Bill in the…

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