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Employees personal information must not be used unlawfully by employers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The case of Brown v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis is a reminder to employers that it is unlawful to use employees' personal information


UK Employment Law Round Up December 2016
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Welcome to the December edition of our employment law round-up. In this edition, we couldn't fail to give you an update on the most important piece of


A wealth of recent unfair dismissal decisions
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Seasonal businesses can have a tough time if they try to sell ice cream in the UK in the winter or turkeys in the middle of summer. Conversely, when


Do you need to make sure your workers take a break during the workday
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Under UK law, the starting point is that a worker is entitled to a rest break of 20 Minutes, where he or she works for more than six hours a day


Statutory Maternity Pay must be expressly referred to in settlement agreements
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The case of Campus Living Villages UK v. HMRC and Sexton is a reminder to employers that, if a Statutory Maternity Payment (SMP) is included in a


High Court Brexit ruling the government cannot trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The High Court in R(Miller) v. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has held that the UK government cannot trigger Article 50 of the


Why restrictive covenants must be fit for purpose
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

For employers, the turn of the year is a double-edged sword: it is the best time to find new hires, but


An agreement tainted by illegality
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Hughes v. The Coupers Partnership Ltd (CPL) UKEAT 0078_16 has provided a reminder of the concept of illegality. The facts Mr Hughes was a commercial


Taking prior disciplinary warnings into account
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

The extent to which an employer can take prior warnings issued to employees into account can be confusing. The recent case of Trye v. UKME (UK


Guidance on new judicial assessment procedure in employment tribunals published
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Judge Brian Doyle, the President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales), has issued Presidential Guidance on the protocol for “judicial