Gemma Finlayson

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Tips for heated redundancy consultation meetings – keep your shirt on

Making staff redundant is a difficult and unpleasant part of any manager’s responsibilities, but you really don’t want to hear your employees baying “A poil, à poil!” (“Off with his clothes”!) when holding meetings to discuss job losses.  This is what happened to two Air France managers forced to flee what even by French standards … Continue Reading

Volunteering for discrimination in the UK

As the UK continues to debate the difference between what is morally expedient and what is legally right in the wake of a certain US coffee shop’s tax avoidance scheme, a similar question came to the fore in employment law last month. In the case of X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau the Supreme … Continue Reading