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UK: whistleblowing: “public interest” requirement is low hurdle for workers

United Kingdom - May 7 2015 Whistleblowing law was amended in June 2013 to make protection conditional on the worker holding a reasonable belief that disclosure was in the…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: unfair dismissal: employers cannot rely on previous warning given in bad faith to justify dismissal

United Kingdom - May 7 2015 Employers considering dismissal in reliance on a previous ‘live' disciplinary warning should ensure that any allegations that the warning was…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: new HSF resources

United Kingdom - May 7 2015 Litigation blog post on a Court of Appeal ruling refusing to set aside a settlement agreement on the basis of new evidence indicating that the…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: holiday: employer appeals tribunal ruling that commission must be reflected in statutory holiday pay

United Kingdom - May 7 2015 As expected, the employment tribunal in Lock v British Gas Trading has confirmed that words can be written into the Working Time Regulations to…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: ECJ follows Advocate General’s opinion and reinstates previous law on collective redundancy threshold

European Union - April 30 2015 The European Court of Justice has this morning given its judgment in the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.

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