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Court of Appeal implies waiver of subrogation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2015

In Rathbone Brothers plc v Novae Corporate Underwriting2014 EWCA Civ 1464, the Court of Appeal confirmed that an individual engaged in a

A reminder of the need to be clear whether settlement negotiations are subject to contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2015

The High Court has held that a binding settlement was agreed in an exchange of e-mails between the parties' solicitors despite their subsequent

A round-up of pensions developments: December 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2015

Top of the agenda 1. Taxation of Pensions Act 2014 enacted The Taxation of Pensions Bill received Royal Assent on 17 December 2014 and became the

Significant changes to CPR Part 36 from April 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 7 2015

CPR Part 36 contains a set of rules aimed at encouraging parties to settle their disputes. It does this by imposing sanctions where a party refuses

Sponsors FCA issues first fine of sponsor

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 7 2015

You may have seen that, for the first time, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined a sponsor for breach of the Listing Rules. Below is a

UK: whistleblowing: normal jurisdictional test applies for unfair dismissal

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

The usual territorial limits for unfair dismissal claims apply to whistleblowing claims for automatically unfair dismissal or detriment, according to

UK: race discrimination: ‘race’ may encompass caste

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

The EAT has confirmed that, although the Equality Act does not yet expressly include caste as a protected characteristic, it is included within the

Round-up of UK employment law developments in December 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

Most unlawful deductions from wages claims will be subject to a two year limitation under regulations coming into force on 8 January 2015. This will

UK: remuneration: deduction of training costs from final salary payment on termination could lead to breach of National Minimum Wage Regulations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

Deductions from a final salary payment to repay training costs can only be ignored when calculating whether the employee has received the national

UK: termination: dismissal for tweets from private account may be fair

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

It may be fair to dismiss an employee for posting offensive tweets on a personal Twitter account in the employee's own time, depending on the facts