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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

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

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

Paternity leave

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

The Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010 (the APL Regulations) came into force on 6 April 2011 to regulate the exercise of the right which will apply to parents of a baby due on or after 3 April 2011 and to adoptive parents who are notified that they have been matched with a child on or after that date

Employer vicariously liable for loss caused by employee's theft

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

In Brink's Global Services Inc and others v Igrox the Court of Appeal held that an employer was liable for loss caused by the theft of a third party's goods by one of its employees

Agency worker was not employee despite his integration into client's business

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2011

In Tilson v Alstom Transport the Court of Appeal upheld the EAT's decision that an agency worker was not employed by the end user of his services, despite the control that the end user exercised over his work

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