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An update on commission and holiday pay

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2015

In the case of Lock and ors v British Gas Trading Limited, the ECJ held that commission payments must be taken into account when calculating holiday

Social media and Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

The EAT has held that a dismissal for offensive tweets by an employee on his personal Twitter feed was potentially fair and that a tribunal had

Taking a practical approach to the recent EAT holiday pay decision

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 14 2014

Much of Langstaff J's judgment in Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision on holiday pay, is

UK employment law: holiday pay update

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2014

The EAT has handed down a judgment on the question of whether the calculation of holiday pay should take into account pay for non-guaranteed overtime

No failure to make adjustments ‘by association’

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 1 2014

In Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence, the Court of Appeal considered an employee who was not herself disabled, but who had a daughter with Down's

Update to flexible working

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2014

From 30 June, the right to make a statutory flexible working request has been extended to all employees. The right was previously only available to

Injunction - to compel performance of an employment contract?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 16 2014

The case of Ashworth v Royal National Theatre was unusual in that the claimants were professional musicians working on the long-running play 'War

Key revisions to UK employment law effective 6 April 2014

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 7 2014

ACAS is now able to offer optional Early Conciliation to help to settle a dispute without going to tribunal. For claims lodged on or after 6 May 2014

Collective redundancies - consultation requirement update

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2014

The long-running case of Nolan v USA has been referred back to the Court of Appeal (CA) from the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU), but still no

Discrimination - liability for acts of agent

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2014

In Kemeh v Ministry of Defence, the Court of Appeal (CA) considered the claim of an employee who was racially abused by an agency worker working at