Vacancy in UK Law

  • Trading on empty – retail vacancy figures
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    It’s the fifth year of the downturn and still we are casting around for good news.  It was in short supply last week when the Local Data Company (LDC) launched their shop vacancy report at the Seve...
  • Case Alert: The Duty to Offer an Alternative Vacancy to Women on Maternity Leave
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In Sefton Borough Council v Wainwright, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that employers must offer a woman on maternity leave a suitable alternative vacancy when they first become aware th...
  • Global mobility - Home Office compliance visits
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Organisations that hold a licence to sponsor migrant workers from outside the EEA have agreed with the Home Office to fulfil certain duties. The objectives of the duties are to prevent abuse of the...
    ......Duties that apply to all sponsors include record keeping duties, reporting duties, complying with the law, having a genuine vacancy for a migrant worker, and co-operating with the Home Office. . The duty to co-operate with the Home Office means allowing Home Office staff full ......
  • What Does the UK's New Conservative Government and New Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Mean for the UK's Energy Sector?
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Introduction - On 8 May 2015 David Cameron's Conservatives won an unexpected majority in the House of Commons, bringing an end to the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition th...
    ...... Davey, who served as the pre-election Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, lost his seat as a Member of Parliament, creating a vacancy for the post of leader of the UK Government's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). On 11 May 2015 David Cameron appointed Amber Rudd, a ......
  • Extending Redundancy Protection For New Parents (UK)
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... during her maternity leave period is entitled to be offered (as opposed to merely having the opportunity to apply for) a suitable available vacancy where one is available with the employer or an associated employer. If an employer fails to comply with this obligation, any dismissal will be ......
  • Extending redundancy protection for new parents (UK)
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK government last week issued a consultation on “extending redundancy protection for women and new parents”. The proposals would mean that women who have recently returned to work after a peri...
    ...... during her maternity leave period is entitled to be offered (as opposed to merely having the opportunity to apply for) a suitable available vacancy where one is available with the employer or an associated employer.  If an employer fails to comply with this obligation, any dismissal will be ......
  • Immigration – Changes To Sponsor Duties And MAC Recommendations
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... copies of references, DBS checks, job descriptions and qualifications; Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT) - where a Sponsor advertises a vacancy on Universal Jobmatch, it must take a screenshot on the date the vacancy is first advertised; Genuineness test - if the Home Office refuses an entry ......
  • Redundancy And Maternity Leave
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... to continue to employ a woman on maternity leave, the employee is entitled to be offered (not just invited to apply for) a suitable available vacancy with her employer (or an associated employer). This gives the woman priority over other employees who are at risk of redundancy, even if they are ......
  • How Far Should Maternity Protection Stretch?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Alternative vacancies. Employees on maternity leave must be offered any suitable alternative vacancy to start immediately after her existing contract ends (maternity and parental leave regulations 1999). The new contract must provide her with work ......
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal Confirms Temporary Agency Workers' Right To Information About Permanent Vacancies Is Limited
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... information about permanent vacancies within the organisation in which they work is just that; there is no right to be considered for the vacancy, whether on equal terms with permanent staff or otherwise. The Facts. Mr Coles was supplied to the Defence Housing Executive ("DHE"), part of the ......
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