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Whistleblowing: disclosure made in previous employment can result in claim against current employer

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 21 2010

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT') has ruled in BP v Elstone 2010 UKEAT014109DM that a worker can bring a whistleblowing claim against his current employer in respect of its response to a protected disclosure he made whilst working for a different previous employer

Employment issues kick off in the World Cup

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 26 2010

The 2010 World Cup taking place in South Africa from 11 June will delight football fans but may prove to be a headache for employers

“Without prejudice” rule remains intact

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 18 2010

The "without prejudice" rule provides that written or oral communications which are made for the purpose of a genuine attempt to compromise a dispute between parties may generally not be admitted in evidence

No need to conclude grievance procedure before dismissal

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 18 2010

What should you do when an employee raises a grievance at the same time as dismissal or disciplinary action is proposed?

Employer defeats claim for holiday pay

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 18 2010

It is so far only a Tribunal decision but Khan v Martin McColl suggests that employers may be able to defeat claims for holiday pay stretching back over a number of years simply by paying for the most recent holiday year

Territorial scope of discrimination legislation: impact of the Equality Act

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 20 2010

There has been a spate of cases this year concerning the rights of overseas employees to bring claims in the Employment Tribunal: a reflection of the increasingly globalised nature of today's workforce

Redundancy during maternity leave: suitable available vacancies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 20 2010

Employees facing redundancy whilst on maternity leave are in a stronger position than their colleagues

EAT examines obligation to consider “bumping”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 24 2010

With many employers continuing to review staffing levels a recent EAT decision highlights the importance of knowing your pooling from your bumping when making staff redundant

Necessity the mother of implication?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2010

Businesses with concerns about inadvertently finding themselves the employer of people they thought were agency workers may be comforted by the recent Court of Appeal case of Alstom Transport v Tilson

Government publishes its Equality Strategy including plans on positive action and gender pay reporting

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 7 2010

The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality