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Can cost justify age discrimination?

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

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

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

Supreme Court: dismissal by letter is effective when the employee reads it

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2010

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Gisda Cyf v. Barratt, dismissing the appeal from the Court of Appeal's decision

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

Absolute right to be accompanied

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2014

Employees have a statutory right to be accompanied by a colleague or trade union representative to a disciplinary or grievance meeting. Two

Discrimination questionnaires abolished

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2014

The rules on discrimination questionnaires have been abolished. Questionnaires may still be submitted but the eight-week time limit for an

Mandatory pre-claim ACAS conciliation

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2014

In almost all cases, employees must now provide certain information to ACAS before lodging a Tribunal claim. ACAS must attempt to promote settlement

Secret recording of managers' private discussions were admissible evidence

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2014

An employee secretly recorded her grievance and disciplinary meetings, including some private comments made when she was out of the room. These

Enhanced redundancy payments implied

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2014

Employees argued that enhanced redundancy payments had been implied into their contracts by custom and practice. Although there was no written