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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: Legislative developments - tribunal fees

United Kingdom - February 17 2017 The Ministry of Justice has finally published its post-implementation review of the introduction of fees in the employment tribunals and EAT. The...

Peter Frost, Andrew Taggart, Anna Henderson, 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: Legislative developments - pregnancy and maternity discrimination

United Kingdom - February 17 2017 The Government has rejected the idea that pregnancy and maternity cases should have more favourable fee treatment, on the basis that the drop off in...

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


UK: Discrimination - Supreme Court asked to consider ambit of associative discrimination

United Kingdom - December 15 2016 The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled that it was direct associative discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation for a bakery to...

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