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When is harassment not harassment? Guidance from the EAT
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In the case of Baker v. Peninsula Business Service Limited 2017 UKEAT024116, the EAT confirmed that an individual cannot succeed in a claim for


Clarification of the extension of time limits following early conciliation
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The effect of Acas early conciliation on extending the time limit for bringing an employment tribunal claim has been clarified by the recent decision


Medical evidence and dismissals following long term sickness absence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In O'Brien v. Bolton St. Catherine's Academy 2017 EWCA Civ 145, the Court of Appeal agreed with the tribunal's decision at first instance that a


Anti bullying order used to stop employer from finalising a misconduct investigation and taking disciplinary action
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • April 27 2017

The FWC can make binding orders when it is satisfied that a worker has been bullied at work and there is a risk that the bullying will continue. The


Time off work and religious discrimination
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In Gareddu v. London Underground Ltd UKEAT008616, the EAT considered whether it was indirectly discriminatory, on the basis of religion or belief


Recent laws affecting GCC companies doing business in Qatar
  • Dentons
  • Qatar
  • April 27 2017

H.H the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Law No.6 of 2017 amending some provisions of Law No.7 of 1987 on Regulating the Conduct of


Strike-out for claimant who spoke to a journalist whilst under oath
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

Under the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure, a tribunal has the power to strike out a claim or response at any stage either on its own initiative


Service provision changes: determining the "principal purpose" of an organised grouping of employees
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The EAT's decision in Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust v. Harland and Others 2017 UKEAT017316 provides guidance on how the "principal


Criminalising bribery in the Kenyan private sector
  • Dentons
  • Kenya
  • April 26 2017

The Bribery Act, 2016 (the Act) was enacted by the Kenyan Parliament to provide for the prevention, investigation and punishment of bribery, amongst


The standard of fairness in South African law - a case for the petroleum industry
  • Dentons
  • South Africa
  • April 26 2017

Pacta sunt servanda is a longstanding principle under South African law. This principle recognises that parties are free to contract and must be bound