Spent/Unspent Convictions and Employment Law

Spent/Unspent Convictions and Employment Law

We have had several calls recently from Managers recently who have interviewed a candidate and the DBS check has come back with a conviction (spent or unspent) and we have been asked the question whether to employ or not employ. Spent convictions are those convictions...
Unfair Dismissal-April 2019

Unfair Dismissal-April 2019

Is a final written warning valid in the absence of a full investigation into the incident? Yes, held the EAT, in Beattie v Condorrat War Memorial and Social Club & Others. The employee was a bar steward. She received a final written warning for 12 months following...
Employment Law Updates—April 2019

Employment Law Updates—April 2019

Pensions From 6 April 2019, the minimum level of employer contribution into a pensions auto enrolment scheme increases from 2% to 3% with an increase to the employee contribution from 3 to 5%. The total minimum contribution therefore increases from 5% to 8%. Payslips...
Brexit Deal Delay…What Next ?

Brexit Deal Delay…What Next ?

Whilst there appears to be no decision on Brexit we wanted to provide a brief update for organisations that employ EU nationals. It is not surprising that a lot of Brexit inquiries for EU nationals living and working in the UK have been raised recently. While it is...
Top Questions for March 2019

Top Questions for March 2019

A visual summary of the top questions fielded by DLP Advisers in March 2019. Click image to enlarge The top questions in March were… Disciplinary – 23% Consultation (fixed term contracts, contractual changes, zero hours contracts, garden leave, etc.) – 13%...