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Julie Dunane CG Professional

Surge in Early Conciliation following The Abolition of Fees | ACAS

Julie Duane, Solicitor Advocate at CG Professional. ACAS’s Annual Report for 2018/19 confirms a surge in Early Conciliation applications following the abolition of tribunal fees. As you will be aware anyone who wishes to pursue a claim in the Employment Tribunal must first notify ACAS via the Early Conciliation procedure.  Upon receipt of that notification, …

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CG launch training in response to FCA’s guidance on treating vulnerable customers fairly.

Stacey Turner, Managing Partner at CG Professional. The FCA has released some draft guidance on how vulnerable customers should be treated during a financial transaction. It is an area which has been a focus for some time, however many businesses have been looking for greater clarity on the FCA’s desired approach. One of the most …

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Julie Dunane CG Professional

Can Covert Recordings Constitute Gross Misconduct?

A notorious dilemma for employers conducting disciplinary hearings has always been the question of covert recordings and whether they constitute an act of misconduct. In the recent case of Phoenix House v Stockman, the EAT was asked to determine whether it is misconduct for an employee to make a covert recording at work.