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“No show” clause enforced against employee

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 16 2008

In the recent case of Tullett Prebon Group v El-Hajjali the High Court had to consider whether a clause in a contract of employment requiring the employee to pay the employer approximately £500,000 if he did not report for work was enforceable or not

Age discrimination

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2008

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion in the UK case of Age Concern England v BERR (the Heyday case

Unfair dismissal compensation

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2008

If successful in an unfair dismissal claim, the claimant may seek compensation for illness caused as a result of the dismissal, as well as loss of earnings

Employee status

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 15 2008

A highly skilled consultant may be treated for tax purposes as an employee of his own service company and not as self-employed

Statutory grievance procedureconstructive dismissal

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2008

The ‘trigger’ for a decision to claim constructive dismissal need not be the subject of a grievance

Working Time Regulations holiday pay

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2008

In the recent case of Industrial & Commercial Maintenance v Briffa, the EAT confirmed that an employer was entitled to require an employee, who was working out his notice period, to take any accrued holiday during that period

Equal pay and TUPE

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2008

The Equal Pay Act 1970 (the "Act") implies an equality clause into all contracts of employment to provide that men and women should receive equal pay for equal work

Age discrimination and retirement (2)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2008

The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 ("the Age Regulations"), which came into force on 1 October 2006, allow employers to use mandatory retirement ages and compulsorily retire employees at the age of 65 or above

Age discrimination and retirement

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2008

Mr Plewes worked as a production operative for Adams Pork Products Limited

Work related stress

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2008

In the recent case of Dickins v O2, the claimant had been promoted above her capabilities