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Oliver McCann

Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

A highly experienced employment lawyer, Partner Oliver McCann acts for employers across all industry sectors, from owner-managed business through to large PLCs, as well as education establishments and charities. He has particular experience in advising employers in domiciliary care, leisure, retail, security, manufacturing, marketing, and the IT sectors. Read more

Posts by Oliver McCann:

22nd May 2016

Monitoring an employee’s emails and the right to privacy

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

In January this year (see “Monitoring employees’ use of the internet – the reality” from 31st January 2016 for the...

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17th April 2016

Whistleblowing – Protected Disclosure

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

When is a disclosure a “Protected Disclosure”? The Employment Rights Act 1996 contains provisions which protect employees and workers from suffering...

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10th January 2016

Temporary Workplace Closures

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Earlier in December we wrote a blog (http://www.ukqcs.co.uk/adverse-weather-faqs/) giving guidance to employers on some of the HR issues which can...

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16th December 2015

Top Tips for Employers in 2016

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

With the New Year just around the corner, we thought it would be appropriate to take a look at what...

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06th December 2015

Pay day this Christmas – Is this an issue for your business?

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

We have received a number of enquiries from care providers seeking advice on whether or not they can alter the...

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17th November 2015

Managing staff over poor quality care

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

The Mail on Sunday published an article on 8th November expressing concern over worrying information obtained from the CQC confirming...

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26th October 2015

National Minimum Wage for on-call night workers living at work

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

There is considerable confusion surrounding what a worker living at their place of work, or carrying out “sleep-in” shifts, is...

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19th October 2015

Are your care staff entitled to be paid whilst sleeping in?

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Employers running care services, whether a residential home or a domiciliary care service, need to consider carefully whether any of...

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12th October 2015

Shared Parental Leave to be extended to working Grandparents

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Under plans announced by George Osborne at the Conservative Party Conference last week, paid Shared Parental Leave (SPL) will be...

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07th October 2015

Implied Contractual Duty of Trust and Confidence v Written Obligations under the Contract of Employment

Oliver McCann Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Implied Duty It is a well-established principle that a contract of employment is subject to an implied term that an employer...

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