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Mar
03
2017

No Implied Term That Loan Can Be Waived in Voluntary Redundancy Situation
#Employment

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Mar
03
2017

Digitised Tribunal System - a Step Closer
#Employment

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Mar
03
2017

Holiday Pay Challenge Runs out of Gas in Supreme Court
#Employment

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Mar
02
2017

When can foreign claims be brought in England?
#Dispute Resolution #Corporate #Employment #Outsourcing & Supply Chain

The English High Court is a popular venue for the resolution of international disputes. From a claimant’s perspective, it allows the possibility of various funding models and the ability to recover costs from the losing party. ...

Feb
24
2017

Data Subject Access Requests – Court of Appeal limits scope of exceptions
#Employment

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Feb
22
2017

A costly detour - employer’s attempt to bypass collective bargaining to negotiate directly with employees fails
#Employment

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Feb
22
2017

Will the courts enforce non compete covenants
#Dispute Resolution #Employment

COURTS SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OF NON-COMPETE COVENANT AGAINST DEPARTING EMPLOYEE...

Feb
17
2017

Trade Union Act 2016 Update – Main provisions in force from 1st March 2017
#Employment

The Government has now confirmed that, as expected, the main provisions of the Trade Union Act 2016 will come into force on 1st March 2017. ...

Feb
17
2017

What happens when a “sweetheart deal” leaves a sour taste?
#Employment

The Court of Appeal has recently held that a collective agreement already in place with a non-independent trade union (a “sweetheart deal”) prevented ...

Feb
17
2017

Lloyd’s of London bans liquid lunches
#Employment

The historic insurance market, Lloyd’s of London, has hit the headlines as it announced a ban on drinking alcohol between the hours of 9am and 5pm....

Feb
14
2017

Roses are red, violets are blue, if love is in the office air, what should you do?
#Employment

Most of us are likely to be spending Valentine’s Day at work and, although many people will be separated from their partners, those looking for love may not need to look any further than across the office or shop floor. Whilst good working relationships are important for a successful business, it is not uncommon for these relationships to stray beyond the boundaries of a professional working relationship and into the realms of romance....

Feb
10
2017

Another blow to the ‘gig economy’ - plumber wins Court of Appeal case
#Employment

Today the Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in a case brought by plumber Gary Smith against Pimlico Plumbers. The Court upheld an earlier Employment Tribunal decision that Mr Smith was a worker and not self-employed....

Feb
09
2017

Holyoake v Candy- Sweet news for data controllers dealing with SARs
#Employment

In a notable judgement, the High Court refused an application to order compliance with a subject access request (SAR) on the basis that searches had been reasonable and proportionate and legal professional privilege was properly claimed....

Feb
09
2017

Trade union rep potentially fairly dismissed for not so picture perfect activities
#Employment

In the case of Metroline RATPDEV Ltd v Morris, the EAT held the Claimant’s activities of storing, using or disseminating confidential information did not amount to ‘trade union activities’ and did not, therefore, attract the protection of automatic unfair dismissal....

Feb
07
2017

In good faith? Refusal of holiday for employee wanting to attend religious festivals was not discrimination
#Employment

It is accepted that attendance at religious festivals can constitute a manifestation of religious belief giving rise to indirect discrimination claims, however, the EAT in Gareddu v London Underground Ltd held that the employee’s request must be genuine....

Feb
06
2017

Gross negligence can constitute gross misconduct
#Employment

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Feb
06
2017
Feb
02
2017

Brexit White Paper – what the Government says about immigration
#Immigration #Employment

Government's Brexit white paper lays out 12 principles...

Feb
02
2017

Stronger workplace protection for new and expectant mothers on the horizon?
#Employment

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Feb
02
2017

Government publishes guidance on apprenticeship funding
#Employment

We reported last year (Apprenticeship levy update) on the government’s plans to introduce an apprenticeship levy of 0.5% for all employers with a total annual payroll bill in excess of £3m. The start date for the new scheme, (6 April 2017), is almost upon us which has prompted the government to publish guidance on how the levy will actually work in practice. ...

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