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Unfair dismissal: knowledge of employee was not imputed to employer

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 8 2011

Mr Orr, who was of Jamaican origin, was subject to disciplinary proceedings for two incidents

Employee lawfully dismissed for breakdown in trust and confidence

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

Mr Ezsias was a surgeon employed by North Glamorgan NHS Trust

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

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Compulsory retirement at 65 can be proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 6 2010

In Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes, Mr Seldon was a partner in a law firm and was compulsorily retired on 31 December 2006, the end of the year in which he reached 65

Dismissal only effective when employee reads dismissal letter

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 9 2010

Ms Syf was suspended from her employment pending a disciplinary hearing

Discrepancy between actual reason for dismissal and the reason given for defending a claim may be permitted if it does not prejudice the claimant

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2011

Mr Screene was dismissed by Seatwave on grounds of misconduct after he failed to spot a serious fraud

Government announces changes to employment law and tribunal procedure

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2011

Of the 159 employment regulations considered in the Government’s recent employment law reform, over 40 are to be merged, simplified or scrapped

Wearing a poppy is not a protected belief under the Equality Act

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2011

It was recently decided at a Case Management Discussion that an employee’s belief that a poppy should be worn as a mark of respect from All Souls Day until Remembrance Sunday was not a philosophical belief attracting the protection of the Equality Act 2010

Refusal to spend was not a failure to make reasonable adjustments

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2011

In the recent case of Cordell v FCO, the tribunal found that the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) refusal to pay £300,000 for a lipspeaker to support Ms Cordell (who was deaf) in a potential posting to Astana did not constitute a failure in their duty to make reasonable adjustments

Employee working abroad on rotational basis could bring unfair dismissal claim

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2010

In Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd, the Inner House of the Court of Session held by a majority that an employee who lived in Great Britain but worked in Libya on a "one month on, one month off" rotational basis qualified for unfair dismissal protection under the Employment Rights Act 1996