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Court of Appeal upholds bonus ruling in Dresdner v Attrill

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 29 2013

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from the High Court's ruling that Dresdner Kleinwort had contractually committed to a minimum bonus pool

Round-up of employment law developments in February 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2012

Employees who live in Britain and commute to work abroad may have unfair dismissal rights in Britain, particularly if the employment contract is governed by British employment law and the employee has been reassured that he will retain British employment law rights

Holiday rights: claim for previous years defeated by payment for holiday accrued in termination year

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 9 2010

Employers can defeat unlawful deduction claims for prior years' untaken holiday entitlement by making a payment in lieu of holiday entitlement in the year of termination, according to a first instance tribunal decision

Contractual disciplinary procedure: employees can claim for loss caused by breach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 5 2010

An employee can claim damages for loss caused by an employer's breach of a contractual disciplinary procedure

Statutory procedures: employers can raise lack of grievance post ET3

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2009

Under the old statutory procedure regime, a tribunal could not hear an employee's claim if they failed to properly raise a grievance and this was apparent from the ET1 or raised by the employer in accordance with tribunal rules

Other legislative proposals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 2 2009

Delay to time off for training rights the proposed new right for employees to request (unpaid) time off to undertake training relevant to the employer's business (see our ebulletin) is due to come into force in April 2010 for employers with more than 250 staff

Round-up of UK employment law developments in February 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 7 2014

Commencement orders have confirmed that the mandatory period for ACAS early conciliation of potential tribunal claims will apply to claims lodged

Pregnancy discrimination: office gossip may amount to harassment

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2010

Employers should act quickly to quash offensive rumours and gossip about an employee's pregnancy

Top 5 employment law appeals expected in 2010

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2009

The Court of Appeal is due to give its judgment as to whether, if an employee's contract provides that pay is set by collective agreements negotiated by the transferor and union from time to time, this will continue to apply even after the employees have transferred under TUPE to a transferee

New resources: criminal records

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2011

The Criminal Records Bureau website is closing at the end of April 2011; information for employers is now on the Business Link website