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Written notice of termination cannot be retracted easily

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

Where an employer gives an employee clear notice of termination it cannot then be retracted on the basis that it was premature or a mistake

Discrimination compensation can include “stigma” loss flowing from the pursuit of the claim

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 13 2010

Mr Chagger was made redundant from Abbey National in circumstances which a tribunal held amounted to unfair dismissal and race discrimination

Indemnity in compromise agreement did not cover criminal proceedings

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 3 2012

A compromise agreement signed by Andy Coulson when he left his position of Editor at the News of the World indemnified Mr Coulson against the legal costs of him “having to defend, or appear in, any administrative, regulatory, judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings as a result of his having been Editor of the News of the World.”

City broker “team move” case decided by the High Court

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 13 2011

The High Court held that a group of brokers who resigned from their employment with a view to joining a rival company had not been constructively dismissed

No service provision change where client changes

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 27 2012

Hot on the heels of Hunter, in the recent case of Taurus Group Ltd v Crofts and another, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has held that there is no transfer under the service provision change definition if the change of a contractor comes with a change in the client for whom the services were being carried out

Review of employment law under Government’s ‘Red Tape Challenge'

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2011

Employment law and surrounding regulations are up for discussion as part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge

Government commissions survey of employers on default retirement age

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 9 2009

The Government has brought forward its review of the default retirement age of 65

Increased protection for disabled people in the Equality Bill

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 13 2010

The Equality Bill has now completed its report stage and had its third reading in the House of Commons

Protection of female employees during IVF treatment

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2010

In Sahota v Home Office, the EAT has confirmed that female employees undergoing IVF treatment are 'protected' under the Sex Discrimination Act in a similar way to pregnant employees shortly before, during and for 14 days after an implantation

Sick notes to be replaced with ‘fit notes’

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2009

A consultation titled "Reforming the medical statement" is underway