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Field Fisher
Employee ownership through an employee ownership trust ("EOT") is now established as a proven method of ownership within the architecture sector.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The High Court has clarified the scope of an employer's duty when giving a reference in respect of a former employee.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The EAT has made clear that context is key to the determination of whether conduct amounts to harassment.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The Court of Appeal has set out what an employer does and does not need to know in order to be found to have discriminated against a disabled employee.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The Court of Appeal has considered the circumstances in which an employer will be held liable for acts of discrimination committed by their agents.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The EAT has clarified the circumstances in which an employee can fairly be dismissed for gross misconduct.
Dentons
The Supreme Court handed down its judgment yesterday in the case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Gary Smith [2018] UKSC 29 confirming that Mr Smith was a worker within the meaning of the Employment Rights Act...
Dentons
In the recent case of Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an employee on a zero hours contract could compare himself to a colleague on a full-time contract for the purposes of bringing a claim for less favourable treatment under the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (the PTW Regulations).
Wright Hassall LLP
Following The Supreme Court's ruling in Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood that the claimant's notice period started on the day she read the letter of redundancy ...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
In 2017, the FCA announced an increase in the number of financial services firms who must record communications made by their employees.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The 2018 FIFA World Cup starts today, marking one month of football fever. But are employers ready for kick off?
Mishcon de Reya
The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in the long running Pimlico Plumbers worker status case, ruling that Gary Smith was a worker.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Smith worked for Pimlico Plumbers Ltd. as a plumber for almost six years.
Withers LLP
Where is the dividing line between genuine self-employment and worker status? The Supreme Court has today considered this elusive question, which has kept the tribunals and courts busy ...
Gowling WLG
Modern business and working models have changed the face of the employment landscape. Half of the new jobs created since the economic down-turn are purportedly ‘self-employed'...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The case has been closely monitored because of its impact on organisations engaging large numbers of individuals on a self-employed basis...
Clyde & Co
In the latest in a growing line of cases, the UK's highest court has ruled that despite being VAT-registered and paying self-employed tax, a plumber working for Pimlico Plumbers was entitled to basic workers' rights.
Dentons
With academic terms now coming to an end in schools and further and higher education establishments across the UK, the season of the internship (often called "summer/work placements"...
Stephenson Harwood
In the high profile case, Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another (Appellants) v Smith (Respondent), the Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Pimlico Plumbers concerning the employment status of Mr Smith.
Brodies LLP
The symptoms of it can be – in certain circumstances – according to the Glasgow tribunal in Ms M Davies v Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Brodies LLP
In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Limited the Court of Appeal held that a post-termination non-compete restrictive covenant in the employment contract of a senior executive was unenforceable.
Brodies LLP
An Opinion issued by Lord Tyre in the Court of Session last week provides that the applicable law for an asbestos-related claim is the law of the country where the "injury occurred", as opposed to the country ...
Dentons
Although 25 May 2018 had garnered an almost sacred status in the calendars of employers, the inconvenient truth is that GDPR compliance does not end on this date and will require...
Dentons
The Hampton-Alexander Review, an independent review backed by the government to scrutinise the gender balance of boards at the top of the country's leading companies, released a report this week which lists...
Brodies LLP
The symptoms of it can be – in certain circumstances – according to the Glasgow tribunal in Ms M Davies v Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.
Clyde & Co
HR teams have been working towards getting their processes ready to comply with the new data protection laws from 25 May 2018, when the GDPR comes into force...
Mayer Brown
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. On the same date, the majority of the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force.
Taylor Vinters
The World Bank has revealed the easiest places to do business – with New Zealand topping the list, closely followed by Singapore.
Wrigleys Solicitors
ACAS has published new guidance to assist employers in preventing workplace discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief.
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