Daily Archives: September 8, 2010


The human tendency to regard little things as important has produced very many great things, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

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Changes post TUPE transfer result in constructive dismissal

Nationwide Building Society v Benn and others FACTS Mr Benn and 17 colleagues were employed by the Portman Building Society (PBS) until their employment was transferred to the Nationwide Building Society (Nationwide) in August 2007. The transfer occurred under the … Continue reading

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MPs debate changes to Civil Service redundancy scheme

The long-running dispute over planned changes to redundancy terms for civil servants reached a key stage yesterday when proposed legislation was debated by MPs during its second reading in the House of Commons. Under proposals contained in The Superannuation Bill, payoffs … Continue reading

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Network Rail Director bonuses higher due to under reported accidents

Network Rail directors who shared £2.36 million in bonuses last year pocketed bigger awards than they should have done because the company under-reported accidents to workers, it has been alleged. The Unite union claims the rail company allowed a culture to develop … Continue reading

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