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Disciplinary And Dismissals – Money For Old Hat?
Employee misconduct happens. When this occurs, in maintaining standards, employers have to take internal action.
Isle of Man
31 May 2018
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Religion And Belief: "Mankind Is Heading Towards A Catastrophic Climate Change…": Protected Belief?
The Employment Act 2006 provides limited protection against discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, but such protection is limited to employment and, within the employment sphere, it is further limited to the protection of employees against being unfairly dismissed on any of these grounds
Isle of Man
13 Feb 2018
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Marriage And Civil Partnership Discrimination In Employment: A Summary
After 40 years of steady decline, statistics have confirmed that marriage rates across the UK are back on the rise.
Isle of Man
23 Nov 2017
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DPA, SARs And The GDPR: Why You Should Be Paying Attention To These Acronyms
The proverbial spot light is further intensified by a number of recent high profile subject access judgments from the Court of Appeal (England and Wales) which...
Isle of Man
4 Oct 2017
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DQ's Employment Team Contribute IOM Chapter To ICLG Employment And Labour Law 2017
Head of the top ranked employment team, Leanne McKeown, together with associate Tara Cubbon are the authors of the inaugural IOM chapter in this internationally renowned publication.
Isle of Man
24 Jul 2017
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DQ Launches Brand New Equality Online Training Initiative In Association With Legal-Island
A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
Worldwide
6 Apr 2017
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Equality : Age Discrimination
The Isle of Man Equality Act is making its passage through Tynwald and it is estimated that it will receive Royal Assent by Summer 2017.
Isle of Man
29 Mar 2017
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Whistleblowing – A Safe Alternative To Silence
On 1 January 2017 the Financial Services Rule Book 2016 comes into operation. With this will be the requirement on all Isle of Man licence holders to establish, implement and maintain an effective whistleblowing policy.
Isle of Man
19 Oct 2016
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Setting Boundaries – Restrictive Covenants And Restraints Of Trade
Restraints of trade in the employment contract are quite often not given the attention they deserve until the time comes when the employer is under threat by a former employee and enforcement action is required to protect the business.
Isle of Man
29 Sep 2016
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‘Tis the Season: Don't Punch A Colleague In The Face …..
Whilst I appreciate that some will say that it is "only" November and therefore too early for a festive article, Douglas Borough Council has started decorating the town with Christmas trees and fairy lights and so, as far as I am concerned, the festive countdown is on!
Isle of Man
10 Nov 2015
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Isle of Man Equality Bill 2015 – Update
The introduction of substantive equality legislation in the Isle of Man has been a long time coming; however with the introduction of the Equality Bill 2015 ("Bill"),
Isle of Man
16 Oct 2015
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One Long Struggle Upward To Equality
American activist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, once said that "the history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality" and with the consultation of the Equality Bill in the Isle of Man now well underway, the Island moves one step closer to enacting one of the most important pieces of social legislation in recent times.
Isle of Man
17 Oct 2014
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Social Media Update
Social media shows no signs of going out of fashion.
Isle of Man
24 Jun 2013
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What Is The Difference Between A Lap Dancer And A Taxicab Driver
The question of employment status is a vexed area of the law; it is often far from easy to accurately determine the employment status of an individual.
Isle of Man
29 Apr 2013
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Clawing Back Training Costs From Dismissed Employee
In the recent case of Edward Miles v Jet Centre Limited t/a The Private Jet Company, the Isle of Man Employment Tribunal had to consider whether an employer could recover the costs of training an employee who was subsequently dismissed (fairly) from his employment.
Isle of Man
4 Mar 2013
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