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Disability update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

We saw a number of cases in 2013 around what constitutes a reasonable adjustment. We also had a controversial EAT decision on what constitutes

Challenging fees

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2014

In our September 2013 edition of HR Headlines we reported that UNISON had applied for judicial review of the Lord Chancellor's decision to introduce

European Court of Justice asked to consider whether the duty to collectively inform and consult in a large scale redundancy should include or exclude the requirement for dismissals to be at one establishment

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2014

In our July 2013 edition of HR Headlines we reported on the EAT's decision in the Woolworths and Ethel Austin cases which removed the requirement for

EAT orders respondent to reimburse successful claimant for EATfees of £1,600

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2014

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") has issued a conditional costs order requiring Nomura International PLC ("Nomura") to reimburse former

Morrisons Supermarkets not vicariously liable for an employee’s attack on customer

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 29 2014

In February 2014, the Court of Appeal ("COA") determined that Morrisons was not vicariously liable for the acts of an employee who assaulted a

Age discrimination update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

2013 was the "age of age discrimination cases". A number of key cases were decided by various courts - all have significantly helped to clarify the

Growth and Infrastructure Bill 201213 - employee sharholders

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

From April 2013 the new Tier of 'employee shareholder' employment status will be introduced pursuant to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill 201213

Age discrimination and pensions

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 30 2007

The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 came into effect on 1 October 2006

Increase in the cap on a week's pay with effect from 1 October 2009

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 26 2009

The maximum limit on a "week's pay" for the purposes of calculating an unfair dismissal basic award or a statutory redundancy payment will increase with effect from 1 October 2009 from £350 to £380

Fee fantastic or fee fury? Employers wanting to avoid unmeritorious claims might welcome the new fees, but unison is applying for judicial review

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 29 2013

From the 29 July 2013, the new fee regime for issuing and hearing claims in the Employment Tribunal ("ET") and Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT"