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Dentons
In the recent case of Seahorse Maritime Ltd v. Nautilus International the Court of Appeal considered the meaning of "establishment" in the context of an employer's duty to collectively
Hewitsons LLP
In the recent case of Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the suspension of the employee in anticipation of a misconduct investigation did not constitute a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence.
Mayer Brown
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Mayer Brown
Nick looks at two recent cases. The first deals with the apportionment of liability where agency workers are underpaid, and the second looks at unfair claims for asserting a breach of a statutory right.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The Court's ruling in Lamps Plus, Inc., et al. v. Varela is the latest in the Court's ongoing pro-employer, pro-arbitration jurisprudence
Dentons
Most directors of companies don't expect to be held personally liable for inducing the employer to breach an employee's contract of employment.
Littler Mendelson
Suspending an employee during a workplace investigation is sometimes necessary. But before an employer decides to suspend a U.K. employee, it should consider several factors to reduce the risk
Withers LLP
Star football players will often have a deal with their club to be paid a salary and receive payment to an onshore or offshore company for use of their image rights.
Dentons
The Court of Appeal's decision in the case of North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v. Gregg [2019] EWCA Civ 387 brings some welcome reassurance to employers ...
Dentons
In The Governing Body of Tywyn Primary v. Mr M Aplin UKEAT/0298/17/LA the EAT held that the adverse treatment of a gay ...
Dentons
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, non-disclosure agreements have been a hotly-debated topic, particularly where they are used to prevent employees from bringing claims of sexual harassment.
Littler Mendelson
In the brave new world of online dating, it's an increasingly common problem: you hit it off with someone right away ...
Dentons
The use of agency workers has become increasingly prevalent in the workplace. Statistics from a recent ONS Labour Force Survey suggest that there are currently around 865,000 agency workers in the UK.
Dentons
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses have been under scrutiny recently, following the #MeToo movement.
Hogan Lovells
Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, subject to any collective or workforce agreement, workers have a right to an uninterrupted rest period of at least 20 minutes spent away from their work station.
Hogan Lovells
It has been clear for a number of years that suspending an employee who is facing disciplinary allegations could amount to a breach of the implied duty of mutual trust and confidence.
Hogan Lovells
NDAs have been in the spotlight for some time, with the Women and Equalities Select Committee in particular expressing concern about the use of "unenforceable and unethical clauses".
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
A number of cases have looked at worker status in recent years, focused mostly around the ‘gig economy' with claims against companies including Uber and Deliveroo.
Withers LLP
On both sides of the Atlantic, government authorities have been engaged in a crack-down on what they view as the ‘mislabelling' of employees as contractors. In the UK
Clyde & Co
The government is consulting on new measures aimed at preventing misuse of non-disclosure agreements.
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Star football players will often have a deal with their club to be paid a salary and receive payment to an onshore or offshore company for use of their image rights.
Mayer Brown
To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The Court's ruling in Lamps Plus, Inc., et al. v. Varela is the latest in the Court's ongoing pro-employer, pro-arbitration jurisprudence
Dentons
The Court of Appeal's decision in the case of North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v. Gregg [2019] EWCA Civ 387 brings some welcome reassurance to employers ...
Dentons
In the recent case of Seahorse Maritime Ltd v. Nautilus International the Court of Appeal considered the meaning of "establishment" in the context of an employer's duty to collectively
Littler Mendelson
Suspending an employee during a workplace investigation is sometimes necessary. But before an employer decides to suspend a U.K. employee, it should consider several factors to reduce the risk
Dentons
Most directors of companies don't expect to be held personally liable for inducing the employer to breach an employee's contract of employment.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
During the hiring process, employers will usually request the names and contact details of a candidate's current employer in order to obtain a reference.
Clyde & Co
The Government has announced that it will make a range of policy changes and introduce new laws to provide new protections for employees and workers.
Mayer Brown
Nick looks at two recent cases. The first deals with the apportionment of liability where agency workers are underpaid, and the second looks at unfair claims for asserting a breach of a statutory right.
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