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Recent case law on the scope of the ACAS Code
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

The scope of the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures (the Code) has been narrowed following two recent claims concerning


Protected conversations and admissibility as evidence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

It is commonplace for employers to enter into settlement negotiations with their employees prior to termination of their employment. Where there is a


ASDA equal pay claims
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

On Monday 20 June 2016, a seven-day hearing began in the largest private sector equal pay claim ever brought. It is estimated that the claim, if


Former City Link workers awarded 90 days' pay
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

Many will recall that former City Link workers were successful in proving that City Link failed in its statutory duty to consult with them about


Destruction of confidential information with a "nudge and a wink"
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

In the ground-breaking case of Arthur J Gallagher Services UK Limited and others v. Skriptchenko 2016 EWHC 603, the High Court has granted a


Dress code banning Muslim headscarf justified?
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

In the case of Achbita and another v. G4S Secure Solutions NV 2016 CJEU C-15715, the Advocate General has given her opinion on whether a private


Injury to feelings awards not available for failure to provide rest breaks
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

In Gomes v. Higher Level Care Ltd UKEAT001716 the EAT held the claimant could not recover losses for injury to feelings after her employer had


Carreras v. United First Partners Research
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

Mr Carreras habitually worked long hours as an analyst for United First Partners Research, a brokerage firm. This ended when he had a cycling


Are emails sent at work private?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2016

In Garamukanwa v. Solent NHS Trust 2015, the EAT has upheld a finding that Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights was not engaged


Trade Secrets Directive
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2016

On 14 April 2016, the European Parliament approved the new European Union Trade Secrets Directive which will create a minimum legal benchmark to