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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.


02nd March 2022

Upcoming Changes to the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates from 1 April 2022

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Nikita Passi, Solicitor at Napthens outlines the new rates and what businesses need to do now before 1 April 2022. The...

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23rd November 2017

Government Announces The Employment Tribunal Refund Scheme

Julie Duane Napthens LLP – Employment Law Advocate

Who Does This Affect? Following the recent decision by the Supreme Court in July 2017, whereby tribunal fees were held to...

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19th October 2017

Parliament Proposes New Statutory Leave for Grieving Parents

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

  This week The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill has been introduced to Parliament which, if passed, will entitle parents...

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12th October 2017

Data Protection Act 1998 – Employees and Removal of Personal Data

Chris King Employment Law Specialist

As an organisation, you will generally be satisfied that you understand your obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”),...

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28th September 2017

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – An Introduction

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

As all the marketing emails, you have been receiving indicate, you need to prepare for the EU General Data Protection...

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07th August 2016

Deprivation of Liberty Legislation in Scotland

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The Scottish Government has released a report on consultation responses to proposed changes in Incapacity Legislation. The Scottish Law Commission is...

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24th June 2016

E-cigarettes and the Workplace

Chris King Employment Law Specialist

Use of E-cigarettes or 'Vaping' is becoming commonplace in Britain. Surprisingly, the use of e-cigarettes in a public space is...

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11th June 2016

Can a dress code policy which restricts the wearing of religious dress be discriminatory?

Carley Kerrs-Walton Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

An employer’s neutral dress code policy prohibiting the wearing of any visible symbol of political, philosophical or religious belief has...

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04th June 2016

Indirect Discrimination – When will there be a provision, criterion or practice?

Chris King Employment Law Specialist

It can be sometimes very difficult to determine whether the actions of an employer amount to a provision, criteria or...

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28th May 2016

Indirect Religion or Belief Discrimination

Anthony Fox Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

An issue that has recently been considered in the Employment Appeal Tribunal concerns whether or not the dismissal of a...

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