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UK: Supreme Court refuses to hear statutory holiday pay case

European Union, United Kingdom - March 1 2017 The Supreme Court yesterday refused British Gas permission to appeal the Court of Appeal ruling that statutory holiday pay must include results-based...

Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Discipline - gross negligence can be gross misconduct justifying dismissal without notice in some circumstances

United Kingdom - February 17 2017 Employers may be entitled to summarily dismiss an employee for a grossly negligent failure to act, for example where the employee is senior and fails...

Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Disciplinary policies - employers should review provisions on expiry of warnings

United Kingdom - February 17 2017 Employers may wish to review their disciplinary and capability policies, in particular whether and when warnings are stated to expire and in what...

Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Jurisdiction - claims for EU-derived rights may only be brought in the UK if working within the EU

European Union, United Kingdom - February 17 2017 In Wittenberg v Sunset Personnel Services the EAT has reiterated its view, originally given in Hasan v Shell International (see our blog post), that...

Miles Bastick, Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Disability-related discrimination - extra care needed when dismissing for misconduct

United Kingdom - February 17 2017 Employers should take extra care when disciplining a disabled employee for conduct which could be connected with the disability. In City of York...

Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.