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1 CIPD SCOTLAND CONFERENCE The “less than a million pound drop” quiz 6 March 2015

2 Rules Start with £500,000 At least £50,000 must be placed on each question, but if you wish, all funds can be gambled each time At least one, and up to three, choices can be made per question Different amounts can be placed on different answers Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

3 Rules For question 10, only one answer can be chosen, and at least half of the remaining fund must be gambled. Keep a running total of remaining funds There are 10 questions in all Highest remaining funds at the end wins Judge’s decision is final Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

4 Question 1 Of the employees with the following lengths of service, who can bring a claim for a discriminatory dismissal? A.3 months B.51 weeks C.103 weeks D.12 months E.2 years Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

5 Question 2 Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com What is the maximum compensatory award for a finding of unfair dismissal? A.£76,574 B.£46,577 or one year’s salary, whichever is lower C.£56,774 or one year’s salary, whichever is higher D.£76,574 or one year’s salary, whichever is lower E.£67,574

6 Question 3 An employee who has been at a company for more than two years is made redundant without consultation, notice or a redundancy package. What does this constitute? A.Wrongful dismissal B.Unfair Dismissal C.Discrimination D.Constructive Dismissal E.Fair Dismissal Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

7 Question 4 The qualifying service for unfair dismissal on the grounds of what was removed in June 2013? A.Political opinion B.Religious expression C.Non religious belief D.Caste E.Trade union membership Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

8 Question 5 What is the maximum duration of Ordinary Maternity Leave? A.12 weeks B.16 weeks C.18 weeks D.26 weeks E.52 weeks Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

9 Question 6 How many applications for shared parental leave must an employer grant an employee with adequate service? A.3, where they are continuous B.4, whether they are continuous or not C.3, where they are discontinuous D.3 continuous and 1 discontinuous E.4 discontinuous Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

10 Question 7 When is it unlawful to change terms and conditions of employment? A.Never B.If it is in breach of TUPE C.If it is indirectly discriminatory D.If there is no sound business reason E.If there is no adequate consultation Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

11 Question 8 An employer who knowingly hires an illegal worker commits a criminal offence? A.True, could face a fine of up to £20,000 B.True, could face an unlimited fine C.True, could face a fine of up to £20,000 and up to a 2 year custodial sentence D.True, could face an unlimited fine and up to a 2 year custodial sentence E.False Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

12 Question 9 An employer can enforce the retirement of an employee lawfully only if: A.The employee is 65 years old B.The employee is 67 years old C.The employee is 68 years old D.The employee is 70 years old E.The retirement age is objectively justified Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

13 Question 10 What is the status of the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl in the Woolworths case? A.Binding on the Court of Justice of the European Union B.An opinion the Court can entirely reject C.Persuasive, but not necessarily what the Court will decide D.Undoubtedly correct, and it is almost certain that the Court will follow it E.Undoubtedly incorrect, and it is almost certain that the Court will come to the opposite conclusion Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

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15 Question 1 Of the employees with the following lengths of service, who can bring a claim for a discriminatory dismissal? A.3 months B.51 weeks C.103 weeks D.12 months E.2 years Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

16 Question 2 Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com What is the maximum compensatory award for a finding of unfair dismissal? A.£76,574 B.£46,577 or one year’s salary, whichever is lower C.£56,774 or one year’s salary, whichever is higher D.£76,574 or one year’s salary, whichever is lower E.£67,574

17 Question 3 An employee who has been at a company for more than two years is made redundant without consultation, notice or a redundancy package. What does this constitute? A.Wrongful dismissal B.Unfair dismissal C.Discrimination D.Constructive dismissal E.Fair dismissal Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

18 Question 4 The qualifying service for unfair dismissal on the grounds of what was removed in June 2013? A.Political opinion B.Religious expression C.Non religious belief D.Caste E.Trade union membership Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

19 Question 5 What is the maximum duration of Ordinary Maternity Leave? A.12 weeks B.16 weeks C.18 weeks D.26 weeks E.52 weeks Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

20 Question 6 How many applications for shared parental leave must an employer grant an employee with adequate service? A.3, where they are continuous B.4, whether they are continuous or not C.3, where they are discontinuous D.3 continuous and 1 discontinuous E.4 discontinuous Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

21 Question 7 When is it unlawful to change terms and conditions of employment? A.Never B.If it is in breach of TUPE C.If it is indirectly discriminatory D.If there is no sound business reason E.If there is no adequate consultation Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

22 Question 8 An employer who knowingly hires an illegal worker commits a criminal offence? A.True, could face a fine of up to £20,000 B.True, could face an unlimited fine C.True, could face a fine of up to £20,000 and up to a 2 year custodial sentence D.True, could face an unlimited fine and up to a 2 year custodial sentence E.False Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

23 Question 9 An employer can enforce the retirement of an employee lawfully only if: A.The employee is 65 years old B.The employee is 67 years old C.The employee is 68 years old D.The employee is 70 years old E.The retirement age is objectively justified Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

24 Question 10 What is the status of the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl in the Woolworths case? A.Binding on the Court of Justice of the European Union B.An opinion the Court can entirely reject C.Persuasive, but not necessarily what the Court will decide D.Undoubtedly correct, and it is almost certain that the Court will follow it E.Undoubtedly incorrect, and it is almost certain that the Court will come to the opposite conclusion Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com

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26 Sandy Kemp Partner & Solicitor Advocate Accredited employment law specialist E: T: T: M: F: Professional Approachable Exceptional simpmar.com


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