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Religious discrimination: landmark decision in the case of Eweida & others v. UK

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 17 2013

After seven years of court action and numerous appeals, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that British Airways check-in operator

Statutory holiday while on sick leave: use it or lose it?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 1 2012

In NHS Leeds v. Larner the Court of Appeal has provided useful guidance for employers about whether workers who have been absent on long-term sick leave are able to carry over their unused annual leave entitlement

SNR Denton v. Kirwan

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 19 2012

In an important case for the insolvency world, SNR Denton has succeeded in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in overturning a decision of the Employment Tribunal which had threatened to seriously impact the work of administrators and their professional advisers

Seldon age discrimination case rejected by supreme court: can employers now force retirement?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 27 2012

Legislation permitting a default retirement age of 65 was repealed on 1 October 2011

Can cost justify age discrimination?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 28 2012

The Court of Appeal in Woodcock v. Cumbria Primary Care Trust 2012 has upheld a tribunal’s decision that a redundant chief executive, dismissed without proper consultation which coincided with the avoidance of an enhanced pension entitlement, did not suffer unlawful age discrimination

Update on recent TUPE trends

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 27 2012

There have been several interesting cases recently dealing with various issues under the Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) that provide some useful clarification and guidance

Reed loses claim in relation to salary sacrifice arrangements

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 2 2012

The First-tier Tribunal (tax) has now issued its long-awaited, and lengthy, judgment in the case of Reed Employment Plc & Ors v. HMRC 2012 UKFTT 28

Can the Manner of a Dismissal Leave Employers Open to a Common Law Claim for Damages?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 16 2011

Thankfully not, says the majority of the Supreme Court

Offshore holiday relief for employers

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 12 2011

The highest court in the UK has confirmed that time spent onshore can constitute paid time off for annual leave purposes

Endeavouring to get it right - how far do employers have to go?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 27 2011

In the context of the employment relationship, and particularly when agreeing termination arrangements, employers often promise to use best or reasonable endeavours to obtain a certain outcome