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Williams v Leeds United Football Club: repudiatory breach of contract

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 17 2015

This recent High Court judgment serves as a cautionary tale for employees using their work email accounts to send personal messages. The claimant, Mr

Fair play on termination?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2015

In the case of Williams v Leeds United Football Club, the High Court has held that the Club was entitled to summarily dismiss Mr Williams for a

Brit Awards slip puts accidents at work centre stage

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2015

Pop star Madonna fell off the stage during her performance at the 2015 Brit Awards earlier this week, prompting significant media coverage. She

Employee gets red card in Leeds United dismissal claim

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2015

Any skeletons in your workplace cupboards? Never too late to dust them down, it appears from the High Court’s decision in Williams -v- Leeds United

War stories “fog of memory” or grounds for dismissal?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 16 2015

I have forgotten many things in my time appointments, my wife's birthday (just the once, that would be) and most of my O Level grades. On the other

Umpires hope to call time on compulsory retirement at 65

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

Two of cricket's longest-serving umpires have taken the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to an employment tribunal, claiming unfair dismissal

Think of the children - child performance licensing

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 6 2015

From Maisie Williams’ and Isaac Hempstead-Wright’s integral parts in Game of Thrones, to Quvenzhané Wallis’ star turn in Beasts of the Southern Wild

Penalty strike-out for breach of confidentiality

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

Recent news has highlighted how a number of high profile sports stars, including Kevin Pietersen and Roy Keane, have been restricted from talking

UK’s Coronation Street looks to employment law for next storyline

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

One of the bastions of British soap opera has seemingly become tired of your run-of-the-mill torrid affairegrisly murderdodgy dealings stories and

Mob rule and a moral maze, but what does UK law say about Ched Evans playing football again?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2015

No-one will be unaware of the case of footballer Ched Evans who has represented Wales on 13 occasions. Evans was convicted of a rape in 2011 and has