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Pimlico Plumbers Ltd V Smith
The Supreme Court in Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith [2018] UKSC 29 held that a heating engineer whose contract described him as self-employed was actually a 'worker' ...
UK
20 Jul 2018
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Worker Status: Still No Certainty
The Supreme Court has handed down its long anticipated judgment in Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and Mullins v Smith ([2018] UKSC 29).
UK
18 Jul 2018
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AWR Parity Assessment Requires A Term By Term Approach
A recent case has confirmed what we have always advised, that ensuring equal pay for agency workers under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) ...
UK
16 Apr 2018
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Employer Liable For Employee's Malicious Data Breach
Employers must of course be alive to potential liability for their own acts.
UK
21 Mar 2018
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The Government's Response To The Taylor Review
It will be some months before we have a better idea of exactly how exactly the government is going to address the concerns raised in the Taylor Review.
UK
12 Feb 2018
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Two-Nil Win For Tottenham Hotspur
The Upper Tribunal has rejected an appeal from HMRC in a case relating to the taxation of termination payments made to football player employees of Tottenham Hotspur Limited.
UK
22 Jan 2018
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What Is Happening In Employment This Spring?
In a recent case that will worry many employers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that employees solely working abroad could bring claims under the Fixed-Term Employees Regulations against their employer in the UK.
UK
13 May 2008
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Advocate General: Employees On Long-Term Sick Leave Should Accrue Holiday
The Advocate General to the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") has recently given her opinion in the case of Stringer v HM Revenue & Customs. This case concerns whether workers are entitled to paid annual leave during long-term sick leave.
UK
28 Feb 2008
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Recruitment Watch (December 2007)
Welcome to the December edition of Mishcon de Reya's Recruitment Watch, prepared by the Firm's Recruitment Services Group. Its aim is to provide those involved in the recruitment sector with a snapshot of what has been happening in the world of recruitment in the last month.
UK
20 Dec 2007
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Recruitment Watch (November 2007)
Welcome to the November edition of Mishcon de Reya's Recruitment Watch, prepared by the Firm's Recruitment Services Group. Its aim is to provide those involved in the recruitment sector with a snapshot of what has been happening in the world of recruitment in the last month.
UK
15 Nov 2007
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Reporting Misconduct
This month we look at some of the issues that may arise in relation to employees who have information about other employees' misconduct; whether they are under a duty to disclose it to their employer and whether the employer can protect their identity in any subsequent disciplinary proceedings.
UK
14 Nov 2007
12
Age Discrimination - One Year On
The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 (the "Age Regulations") came into force on 1 October 2006. The Age Regulations prohibit discrimination on the grounds of age and are a far-reaching piece of anti-discrimination legislation - it is not limited to protecting only one particular group, but every employee (at one time or another) could potentially bring a claim under the Age Regulations.
UK
29 Oct 2007
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Stress And New Legislation
Work-related stress may have seemed a distant memory during the summer holidays but with most people now firmly back at work, we report this month on two Court of Appeal cases on stress in the workplace. We also give an overview of employment law developments taking effect next month.
UK
20 Sep 2007
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Restricting Employees´ Activities - How Far Can You Go?
This month we look at a recent case in which the Court of Appeal upheld a post-termination non-dealing clause in a contract of employment. We also consider the enforceability of restrictive covenants generally and whether the courts are beginning to take a more flexible approach to post-termination restrictions.
UK
23 Aug 2007
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Contacts List Stored In Outlook Belongs To The Employer
Moving on to this month's employment topic, we look at the recent case of PennWell Publishing (UK) Limited v Isles, which dealt with the ownership of contact lists stored by an employee on his employer's computer system. We will also give a brief overview of employee theft or misuse of confidential information and other data belonging to employers.
UK
18 Jul 2007
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When Can A Party Be Liable For Inducing A Breach Of Contract?
The tort of interference with contractual rights consists of inducing a person to break his or her contract with another party. In an employment relationship, this happens regularly in the context of industrial action when a union calls its members out on strike, but it can also be triggered where a new employer seeks to employ an individual who is bound by, for example, confidentiality or restrictive covenants and the new position involves a breach of those obligations.
UK
20 Jun 2007
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Time Is Up For Statutory Dispute Resolution Procedures?
It is unlikely that anyone dealing with disputes in the workplace could have failed to notice the introduction of the statutory disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures in October 2004 and the potential minefield these procedures created.
UK
4 Apr 2007
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The Status Of Agency Workers - Still A Muddle?
Two recent cases have dealt with the status of agency workers and whether a contract of employment can be implied between the agency worker and the end user (the client). In both cases, James v London Borough of Greenwich and Craigie v London Borough of Haringey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a contract should not be implied.
UK
22 Mar 2007
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Court Not Keen On Bonus Bonanza
Employers can breathe a sigh of relief following the recent case of James Keen v Commerzbank AG, in which the Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment dealing with the high profile issue of discretionary bonus payments.
UK
8 Dec 2006
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Lifting The Veil - Changes To The "Without Prejudice" Doctrine
The recent case of Brunel University & Anor v Vaseghi & Anor is another reminder of the caution employers should adopt when conducting "without prejudice" discussion.
UK
9 Nov 2006
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