Article Tag: Education

“I Quit” — When is a Resignation not a Resignation?

During a heated discussion, an employee told me he’d had enough and stormed out. The next day he confirmed that he didn’t mean to resign and wants to withdraw the resignation. Do we have to agree or can we just accept his resignation? The answer to this question will depend entirely on the circumstances. Notice… Read more »

Term Time Workers’ Holiday Pay Should Not Be Pro-rata

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that term time workers’ holiday pay should not be on a pro-rata basis, but should instead be calculated using their average earnings over the preceding 12-week period. Lord Justice Nicholas Underhill stated that the working time regulations did not require leave for workers to be reduced to a pro-rata… Read more »

How a Flawed Disciplinary Process Can Lead to Constructive Dismissal Claims and Discrimination

It has been well publicised of late how important it is for employers to undertake a fair, reasonable and impartial investigation process. The recent case of the Governing Body of Tywyn Primary School v Aplin emphasises this, bringing to light constructive dismissal and possible discrimination during their disciplinary investigation process. What happened? An openly-gay headteacher,… Read more »

SAS Daniels welcomes new appointments after a record year

Leading North West law firm SAS Daniels has announced new appointments over the past three months, as part of ambitious plans for 2016 and to support record growth in 2015. The new appointments include two Partners, three Associate Solicitors, one Assistant Solicitor and a HR Consultant spanning across four service areas; employment, property, corporate and… Read more »

SAS Daniels advises SenseLogix on £1Million investment package

Corporate lawyers at North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP have advised North Wales based energy reduction business SenseLogix on securing a £1million investment package. The capital has been provided by The North West Fund which provided £650,000 with the remainder coming from SenseLogix’s existing investors, private equity firm Beringea and the North East Accelerator… Read more »