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Employment

If an agency employer fails to find work for an employee, could this be considered a dismissal?

In most cases, it is clear when a dismissal has taken place, as employers tend to communicate this quite clearly to their employees. However, what about a situation where an agency employer fails to find further work for an employee? In that situation, could the employee treat themselves as dismissed and bring a claim for unfair dismissal? A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) case explored these questions.

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Employment

Could you face a discrimination claim from a job applicant who applies solely to bring that claim?

Most employers are aware that they could face discrimination claims from their employees, but not all are aware that they could face claims from job applicants if the applicants consider the recruitment process discriminatory in some way. Even worse, what if a job applicant applies to your business with the sole intention of bringing a claim against you? Could you be liable in those circumstances? This article explores a recent claim where this issue was decided, and it gives you some top tips for avoiding such a claim.

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