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Copyright and collaboration

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2012

Like many large organisations, education institutions often enter into a variety of collaborative agreements

The many lessons of Shoesmith

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2011

It is hard to imagine a more difficult set of circumstances for a local authority than those explored in last month's Court of Appeal ruling

The Public Sector Equality Duty

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 25 2012

The Public Sector Equality Duty, or "PSED" as we have come to know and love it, was first brought to life twelve months ago, when section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 came into force, and then more fully fledged by the enactment of secondary legislation last autumn

Act will reduce regulation for those working with children and vulnerable adults

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 15 2012

As observed below, the Protection of Freedoms Bill has passed into law

Supreme Court narrows scope of Article 6 in school disciplinary case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 12 2011

The Supreme Court has reversed the Court of Appeal's decision that a teaching assistant accused of sexual misconduct was entitled to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing before the school's governors

Change of plan for specific public sector duties

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2011

Last month the Government published revised draft regulations on the specific public sector duties, which will supplement the general duty which came into effect on 5 April and which will apply to most larger public sector organisations

Court of Appeal says Human Rights Act not engaged at internal disciplinary hearings

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 15 2012

An employer does not need to comply with the procedural requirements of Article 6 of the Human Rights Convention when dismissing a member of staff, according to the Court of Appeal in last month’s decision involving the dismissal of an NHS doctor

Cameron backs protected conversations to boost employment

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 15 2011

In a speech last week about boosting exports the Prime Minister confirmed that the Government would be consulting about “protected conversations”, an idea first floated last month by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Local authority reorganisation: TUPE, TULCRA and other strange expressions

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2008

The latest round of local government reorganisation, which takes effect in April 2009, throws up a range of employment law issues

British workers abroad may bring employment claims home

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2011

A Supreme Court decision about a British teacher at a European School in Germany leaves the way open for workers abroad to bring discrimination claims against British-based employers, even if they have been outside the country for the duration of their employment