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Employment

Advocate General’s opinion delivered on the meaning of “establishment” for collective redundancy consultation.

At the start of last year we reported that the Court of Appeal had sought a ruling from the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) on the meaning of “at one establishment” for the purposes of collective consultation in redundancy situations. The Court of Appeal considered the case in November and is due to provide their ruling shortly. In the interim period, the Advocate General (“AG”) has this morning provided their view on the matter.

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There's no business like Snow Business

Over 50 delegates got the chance to see inside the hub of Stroud based company Snow Business last week, when they attended the first RePLY networking event of the year.

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Employment

Who are you calling fatty? No one at work...

Following a recent ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), whereby certain cases of severe obesity may amount to a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act, workplace banter relating to a colleagues weight now has to be taken more cautiously, or even curbed.

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