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Balancing employer’s duties with employee’s rights

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2014

In AB v A Chief Constable, the High Court considered a case where, when giving a reference, the police force in question ('the old employer') had

Pay deduction for failure to work notice period was enforceable

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2014

In Yizhen Li v First Marine Solutions, the EAT considered whether a clause in an employment contract allowing the employer to deduct a month's salary

No failure to make adjustments ‘by association’

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Legislative Decree No. 812008

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
  • -
  • June 15 2009

This Decree re-organises and updates all provisions relating to health and safety at work and has introduced novelties and new obligations for employers

German tax aspects of secondments

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • June 30 2011

Globalization has led to increasing cross-border secondments of management and other employees

Can employers claw back training costs on termination?

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 18 2009

In MBL UK Ltd v Quigley, the EAT considered whether an employer could claw back training costs from an employee whose contract was terminated during his probationary period

Employment Act - termination with notice now subject to MOM intervention for “unfair dismissal”

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • July 3 2009

Employers will know that the Employment Act (EA) was amended with effect on 1 January 2009 to "update the EA to ensure that it remains relevant and responsive to the changing labour market conditions"

Singapore court holds “forfeiture-for-competition” clause unenforceable

  • ATMD Bird & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • November 8 2012

In Mano Vikrant Singh v Cargill TSF Asia Pte Ltd 2012 SGCA 42, the Singapore Court of Appeal has held that a clause under which deferred incentive awards to an employee would be forfeited if he competed with the company (Forfeiture-for-competition clause) was a restraint of trade

Effect of conditional resignation

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 12 2010

It is sometimes unclear when a contract of employment has come to an end

Draft regulations on employment invention remuneration

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • June 26 2013

The Draft Regulations on Service Inventions were released by the State Intellectual Property Office for public comments on 12 November 2012. The