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UK: is Type 2 diabetes a disability? (Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2015

In this case, the Claimant had diabetes which he managed primarily by avoiding sugary drinks. In order to determine whether a condition is a

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

Right to be accompanied

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 2 2014

In Roberts v GB Oils, the EAT considered the case of an employee who made a request to be accompanied at a disciplinary hearing by a trade union

Penaltyunfair deduction from wages - is recouping recruitment expenses allowed?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2013

In Cleeve Link v Bryla, the Claimant signed an employment contract agreeing that, if within the first six months, she was dismissed for misconduct or

Sud v London Borough of Ealing - Tribunal entitled to make 50 costs order

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2013

In Sud v London Borough of Ealing, the Court of Appeal considered the case where a claimant was ordered to pay 50 of the respondent employer's legal

Transfer of confidential information and repudiatory breaches of contract

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2011

In Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and others v Chadwick the High Court has held that an employee was in fundamental breach of contract when she sent large amounts of her employer's confidential information to her private e-mail address

Taxation of termination payments and P45

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

Whilst there will not be any changes to the tax treatment of termination payments, the way that such payments are treated for PAYE purposes has changed

Retirement age

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

The Default Retirement Age ("DRA") was abolished with effect from 6 April 2011 (subject to transitional provisions for employees who have been notified of the intended retirement before 6 April 2011

Sex discrimination: inflating redundancy score of employee on maternity leave

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

In Eversheds Legal Services Ltd v De Belin the EAT upheld a tribunal's decision that a law firm discriminated against a male lawyer on the ground of his sex when, in a redundancy selection exercise, it inflated the score of a female colleague who was on maternity leave

No bonus payable under PILON where contract terminated before due date

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

In Locke v Candy & Candy Ltd the Court of Appeal considered whether a bonus payments are due as part of an employee's pay in lieu of notice (PILON