Court of Appeal Determines the Nature of Disciplinary Investigations – September 2016

The Court of Appeal on 07 September 2016 issued an important judgment on how an employer is to conduct a disciplinary investigation that may result in the employee’s dismissal.   The Employment Court had previously concluded that there were procedural flaws in the employer’s investigation and that the employer’s interviewers had asked questions differently during…

Employment Agreements

We thought it timely to remind clients concerning the requirements about having individual employment agreements in writing, and the mandatory terms required in all employment agreements.   “Must Haves”   Terms and conditions that must be included in an individual employment agreement by law:-   Employer and Employee names Job Title Job Description Place of…

Privacy Law Update

A draft new Privacy Bill is shortly to be released by the Government which has indicated some key areas it is concerned about. The existing Privacy Law regime is inadequate,  in particular as far as civil remedies are concerned, and it is proposing to introduce two new criminal offences. The first concerns misleading an agency,…